Humpen

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Object Name: 
Humpen
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.3.443
Dimensions: 
H: 22.5 cm, D (base): 11.4 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1684
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Colorless (gray) non-lead glass; blown, enameled. Cylindrical shape, with trailed foot ring; enameled in two zones with equestrian figures, inscribed "TRIER 1.", "COLLN 2.", "MAINTZ. 3.", "ROM:KAY:MAY:4./1684.", "BAYERN 5.", "SACHSEN 6.", "BRANDENBURG.7.", "PFALZ.8.", with a gilt border, topped by a band of white C-scrolls, and a yellow band near the base; white dashes around the foot rim; low kick with rough pontil mark; inscribed "495." in cream-colored paint.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Schick, Viktor, Former Collection
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
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
 
The well-known collection of fine continental glass formed by the late Viktor Schnick, esq. of Prague (1939-05-04) lot 16;