Humpen

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Object Name: 
Humpen
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.3.404
Dimensions: 
H: 28.1 cm; D (rim): 12.4 cm, (foot): 13 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1592
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Pale greenish non-lead glass; blown, enameled, gilded. Cylindrical shape, enameled with a large two-headed eagle, displaying an orb on its chest and 48 coats of arms on its wings; on the reverse, a crucified Christ, flanked by lilies-of-the-valley; the date "1592" below, and inscribed "Das Heilig Römisch Reich, Sampt seinen Gliedern:"; gilded band, with diagonal rows of red, white, and blue dots below the rim; trailed foot ring decorated with enameled white dots; kick with rough pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
A Cup of Kindness
Venue(s)
General Foods Collection Gallery 1984-02-01 through 1984-05-01
Enameled Glass
Venue(s)
Jones Museum of Glass and Ceramics
 
Masterpieces of European and American Glass
Venue(s)
Suntory Museum of Art 1981-10 through 1981-11
Glass Drinking Vessels from the Strauss Collection
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1955-06-13 through 1955-10-23