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Overall H: 19.2 cm, W: 18 cm
Not on Display
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Gift of John B. Strater, Charles Helme Strater, Jr., and Mrs. Margaret S. Robinson in memory of Charles Helme and Alice B. Strater
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Colorless (pale aqua tint) non-lead glass; blown sheet glass; engraved; mounted in lead caning. Flat, rectangular sheet, one side engraved, with a crown above crossed tools (hammers ?) with bulbous handles; sprays of foliage at either side, terminating in love knots; floral spray at the intersection, springing from a triple-lobed device (paired hearts ?); horizontal band with linked diamonds, bordered by matte triangles with incised parallel, vertical lines; inscribed below "hans stoder seins/ hand werckhsein ziegel decsh [?]/und seine Liebste woiss die 1772"; matte, cross-hatched borders; mounted in a square frame of lead caning, soldered at the corners; brass loops at the top, for hanging.
Strater, John B., Source
Robinson, Margaret S., Source
Strater, Charles Helme, Jr., Source