Plaque

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Object Name: 
Plaque
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
86.3.28
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 23.2 cm, W: 18.7 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1632
Primary Description: 
Colorless (grey) non-lead glass; blown, polished, engraved. Flat, polished thin rectangular panel, with grozed, rough edges; engraved from the back with three crowned lions recumbent on a grassy field surmounted by a large numeral "8" of laurel leaves, surmounted by a large Elector's cap with ermine trimming and enriched with scroll ornaments.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Christie's, South Kensington, Source
Category: 
Rudolf II and Prague: The Court and the City (1997) illustrated, p. 541, #II. 341; BIB# 58398
Recent Important Acquisitions, 29 (1987) illustrated, p. 116, #11; BIB# AI19055
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1986 (1987) p. 5;
Fine English and Continental Glass and Glass Paperweights (#3382) (1986-06-03) lot 237;