Vase with Engraved Rhineland Scenes

Object Name: 
Vase with Engraved Rhineland Scenes

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Object Name: 
Vase with Engraved Rhineland Scenes
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
2011.3.112
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 40.6 cm, Diam (max): 12 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1800-1899
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Thomas P. Dimitroff Family
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass, silver metal; blown, cut, engraved, assembled. Cut glass vase with three engraved Rhineland scenes on tall narrow flaring body. Round diamond and star cut bottom with 8 scalloped edge, shaft with comet cut knob below three diamond cut rings, top with strawberry diamond panel below three large cut landscape roundels and three smaller bull’s eye roundels, flat top rim. Large roundels engraved with scenes of Bieberich Castle near Wiesbaden, Mainz city view, Johannesberg Castle, all sites along the Rhine river.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Dimitroff, Thomas P., Source
2011-08-29
Material: 
Inscription: 
Bieberich
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Engraved on bottom of roundel
Johannesberg
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Engraved on bottom of roundel
Mainz
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Engraved on bottom of roundel