Stangenglas

What is AAT?

The Art & Architecture Thesaurus (AAT) (r) is a structured vocabulary for generic concepts related to art and architecture. It was developed by The Getty Research Institute to help research institutions become consistent in the terminology they use.Learn More

Object Name: 
Stangenglas
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
54.3.100
Dimensions: 
H: 29.2 cm; D (rim): 8.8 cm, (foot): 10.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1800-1899
Primary Description: 
Clear glass with minute bubbles, blowing spirals at base; wear marks; free-blown and engraved. Tall cylindrical body with applied heavy outspreading ring-like foot and very rough pontil mark; between two widely spaced pinate bands at top and bottom a frieze around the body depicting a church and a town and a soldier horseback riding, probably a soldier leaving his town to go to the war; above him the initials "W. A." in a garland.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Carlebach Gallery, Source
Color: 
The illustrated encyclopedia of glass (2011) illustrated, p. 243; BIB# 128671