Covered Humpen

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Object Name: 
Covered Humpen
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.3.545
Dimensions: 
(a&b) H: 33.2 cm; (a) H: 21.6 cm, D: 10.9 cm; (b) H: 13.2 cm, D: 12.4 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1800-1899
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Transparent ruby non-lead glass; blown, gilt. (a) Tall, slightly tapered, cylindrical form; gilt rim, with gilt floral band below; the sides covered with elaborate gilt floral swags, with Chinoiserie landscapes in each swag; similar border below; flared foot rim with gilt band; deep conical kick on bottom, with rough ring pontil mark. (b) Double-domed form; elaborate gilt decoration matching that on (a); rounded rim and tapered, cylindrical brim; finial composed of a dumbbell above a flattened ball knop, diamond faceted, with gilt rings; rough pontil mark inside.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss, Jerome, Source
Technique: 
In the Saleroom (1956-12) p. 44, fig. 39;