Armorial Beaker

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Object Name: 
Armorial Beaker
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
57.3.153
Dimensions: 
H: 20 cm, D (rim): 10.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1800-1899
Credit Line: 
Gift of Edwin J. Beinecke
Primary Description: 
Clear glass with minute bubbles and green tinge; free-blown and enameled, and enclosed in a wire mesh frame. Oval upper part curving down to bottom which flares to base with slightly concave center, having slight pontil mark; on the obverse in multicolored enamel, the coats of arms of Freiherr von Ellrod; on the reverse a multicolored cartouche with a central urn, in the empty spaces red and white rosettes and blossoms, below rim a band with blue and white circlets accompanied by white and red lines and two rows of yellow dots, an identical band around the base of the vessel.
Provenance: 
Lord Curzon, Former Collection
Beinecke, Edwin J. (d. 1957), Source
Wine: Celebration and Ceremony
Venue(s)
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum 1985-06-04 through 1985-10-13
An Illustrated Dictionary of Glass (1977) p. 213, ill.; BIB# 20156
German Enameled Glass (1965) illustrated, p. 442, #164 B; p. 235; BIB# 18098