Engraved Portrait Plaque

Object Name: 
Engraved Portrait Plaque

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Object Name: 
Engraved Portrait Plaque
Accession Number: 
65.3.68
Dimensions: 
Overall Diam: 9.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1834
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown (?), cut, polished, engraved. Flat, circular shape, polished flat on both faces; cut rim moldings; engraved on the reverse side with the bust-length portrait of a man, facing sinister; with long, curly hair, brushed forward, wearing a high collar and heavy coat; signed on the arm "D. BIEMANN"; engraved on the rim, at the bottom, "1834".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Davis, Cecil, Source
Color: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
Dominik Biemann, 1834
Signature and date
5000 Years of Glass (British Museum, new ed) (2012) illustrated, p. 192, #247; BIB# 133950
Five Thousand Years of Glass (British Museum) (2012) illustrated, p. 192, #247; BIB# 133950
Harrach Glassworks: 300 Years of Quality and Innovation (2005) illustrated, p. 109, fig. 2;
Five Thousand Years of Glass (Rev ed.) (2004) illustrated, p. 192, #246; BIB# 98761
Five Thousand Years of Glass (British Museum Press, Revised) (1999) illustrated, p. 192, #246; BIB# 65713
Five Thousand Years of Glass (Paperback) (1995) illustrated, p. 192, #246; BIB# 27096
Dominik Biemann: Bohmischer Glasgraveue des Biedermeier (1993) illustrated, p. 69, I.16; BIB# 35574
The Corning Museum of Glass and the Finger Lakes Region (1993) illustrated, p. 24, #34; BIB# 35681
Treasures from The Corning Museum of Glass (1992) illustrated, p. 72, #66; BIB# 35679
Glass, 5000 Years (1991) p. 192, #246; BIB# 33963
Five Thousand Years of Glass (British Museum Press) (1991) illustrated, p. 192, #246; BIB# 34319
Cinquemila anni di vetro (1991) illustrated, p. 192, #246; BIB# 35145
Masterpieces of Glass: A World History From The Corning Museum of Glass (1990) illustrated, pp. 174-175, pl. 79; BIB# 33819
A Short History of Glass (1990 edition) (1990) illustrated, p. 84-85, #76; BIB# 33211
Some Pieces You Should See in The Corning Museum of Glass (1984) illustrated, pp. 42-43; p. 43, fig. 5;
Biedermeier-Glaser (1981) illustrated, p. 77, fig. 76; BIB# 30440
A Short History of Glass (1980 edition) (1980) illustrated, p. 74, #74; BIB# 21161
Recent Important Acquisitions, 8 (1966) illustrated, p. 138, #46;
Bohemian Garasu p. 14;