Schwarzlot Tumbler

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Object Name: 
Schwarzlot Tumbler
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
51.3.121
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 9.5 cm; Rim Diam: 7.8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1700-1725
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass; dip-molded for form, finished by manipulation, cut and enameled. Straight sides spreading slightly from thick base with large polished pontil mark; circlet of concave discs (kugelfries) at top above transparent black enamel decoration (schwartzlotmalereien) depicting galleons in a sea battle.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Glueckselig, M., & Son, Source
Color: 
Material: 
Ignaz Preissler: Fruhe Arbeiten, weniger bekannte Meisterwerke und die Nachfolge (1987) illustrated, p. 95, #11; ill. ABB. 28;