Drinking Horn

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Object Name: 
Drinking Horn
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.3.298
Dimensions: 
Overall Diam: 7.2 cm, L: 40.2 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1659
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Colorless (grey) non-lead glass; blown, diamond-engraved. Long, curving, tapered shape with rough cracked-off rim, trailed, milled band below, with a diamond-point engraved formal border of flowers below; trailed, milled bands with loops for hanging above and below a wide section which is diamond-engraved with a hunting scene (a mounted horseman and dogs pursuing a stag in the forest), inscribed "Viva Sandt hüyberdt . 1659 ." above, and with a formal floral band below the scene and above the milled ring; curved section decorated with a spiral vine with leaves and flowers; ends in a ball knop on short stem and pad.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Neuberg, Frederick, Former Collection
Strauss, Jerome, Source
Glass Drinking Vessels from the Strauss Collection
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1955-06-13 through 1955-10-23