Plaque with Cupid

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Object Name: 
Plaque with Cupid
Accession Number: 
86.3.27
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 23.2 cm, W: 18.8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1606-1611
Primary Description: 
Colorless (grey) non-lead glass; blown, polished, engraved. Flat, polished thin rectangular panel, with grozed, rough edges; engraved from the back with a figure of Cupid leaning on his bow, a quiver of arrows slung from his shoulder, with two doves on strings leading him toward a nude child, seated on the ground, with outstretched arms; above, the monogram "CH" surmounted by a coronet.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Christie's, South Kensington, Source
1986-06-14
Category: 
Caspar Lehmann (1563/65 - 1622): Glasschneider aus Uelzen (2002) illustrated, p. 30; BIB# 73105
Der kaiserliche Glas- und Edelsteinschneider Caspar Lehmann (Uelzen 1563/65 - Prag 1622) (1993) p. 33, ill. p. 40;
Recent Important Acquisitions, 29 (1987) illustrated, p. 116, #10; 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 235;