St. Maurice Madgeburg

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Object Name: 
Humpen
Title: 
St. Maurice Madgeburg
Accession Number: 
79.3.701
Dimensions: 
H: 27.9 cm; diam (rim): 12.8 cm, (base): 13.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1800-1899
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown, enameled, gilt. Tall, cylindrical shape; gilt rim; three borders of gilt diamonds and bands with red, green, and blue enamel dots, between rows of blue and white dots at the top, center, and base of the glass; in the two zones between are a representation of St. Mauritius, dated "1591" above, and thirteen coats of arms belonging to the members of the Chapter of the Cathedral of Magdeburg; a crudely scratched "M" on the side in the upper rank; with trailed foot ring; border of gilt diamonds with blue and white enamel dots on the edge of the foot rim; slight kick with rough pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss, Jerome, Source
Princess Barbara of Prussia, Duchess of Mecklenberg, Former Collection