Tumbler Showing Emperor Francis Joseph I of Austria

Object Name: 
Tumbler Showing Emperor Francis Joseph I of Austria

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Object Name: 
Tumbler Showing Emperor Francis Joseph I of Austria
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
69.3.70
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 11.3 cm, Diam: 7.6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1830
Credit Line: 
Gift of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown, cut, enameled, gilded. Cylindrical form with cut, gilded, inset rim; a band of cut diamonds around the base; an oval panel containing the transparent enameled portrait of Emperor Franz I of Austria, with a yellow-stained and gilded border, and flanked by crossed fronds (one with red berries); on the reverse, a cut diminishing lens and the gilded script inscription "Franz lebe ! Oesterreichs hanz !/Der Vater der Deutschen soll leben !/Den Frieden Hat er der Welt/Uns Gluck und Worlstand/gegeben"; cut star on base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss, Jerome, Source
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2003-03-20 through 2003-09-01
West Bridge Show