Reverse-Gilded Panel

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Title: 
Reverse-Gilded Panel
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
87.3.18
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 12.1 cm, L: 6.9 cm, Th: .2 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1610-1630
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Ruth Blumka in memory of Leopold Blumka
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown (sheet glass), grozed, reverse gilt and engraved, painted. Flat, roughly rectangular shape, with rounded corners at the top; with gilding on the reverse, finely scratched to depict the standing figure of Christ, wearing the Crown of Thorns, holding a whip with two star-shaped mace heads at the ends and a bundle of branches, a palm frond dangling from his elbow; wearing a draped loin cloth; standing on a rounded, cross-hatched ground; inscribed with a monogram of "WBoL"; covered on the back with a heavy black tar-like substance.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Blumka, Ruth, Source
Category: 
Color: 
Inscription: 
WboL
Inscription
Amalierte Stuck uff Glas/Hinder Glas gemalte Historien und Gemäld
Venue(s)
Schlossmuseum des Marktes Murnau 1995-08-11 through 1995-11-12
Looking at Glass: A Guide to Terms, Styles and Techniques (2005) illustrated, p. 73; BIB# 99164
Amalierte Stuck uff Glas: Hinder Glas gemalte Historien und Gemald (1995) illustrated, p. 142-143, #G 25; BIB# 36574
Recent Important Acquisitions, 30 (1988) illustrated, p. 103, #6; BIB# AI20606
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1987 (1988) p. 5;