Jug with the Lion of Saint Mark

Object Name: 
Jug with the Lion of Saint Mark

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Object Name: 
Jug with the Lion of Saint Mark
Accession Number: 
51.3.250
Dimensions: 
H: 15.7 cm, D(rim): 5.4 cm, (max. handles): 11.5 cm, (base): 8.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1590
Primary Description: 
Clear very bubbly glass with greyish-green tint and some impurities; wear marks; free-blown, enameled and gilt, with applied parts. Oval body with base having a kick-up and rough pontil mark, cylindrical neck; applied flat foot-ring with airtrap, loop handle applied to neck and shoulder of body; on body in multicolored rings the date: "1590" and blossoms, below the rim a gold band (rubbed off) between rings consisting of white dots.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Davis, Cecil, Source
Category: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
1590
Date
German Enameled Glass (1965) illustrated, pp. 175, 256-257, #9; BIB# 18098