Armorial goblet

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Object Name: 
Armorial goblet
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Overall H: 17 cm; Rim Diam: 9.8 cm; Foot Diam: 8.8 cm
Not on Display
about 1636
Credit Line: 
Gift of Edwin J. Beinecke
Primary Description: 
Relatively heavy clear glass with very few bubbles; free-blown, enameled and gilded. Conical body resting on a bell-shaped foot with pontil mark; body and foot has been patterned in rib mold with ribs turning to right; enamel decoration: on the obverse of the body, in multicolored enamel, the coat of arms of the Count Thun, above, "GRAF V. THUN", underneath "1636"; on the reverse a flower stalk (in Saxonian style) with three blossoms, in the empty spaces diamond-shaped motifs consisting of yellow and red dots as well as white dots and lines; the rim on the goblet, rim and top of foot gilded, below the gilded band on top and above the gilded band at the bottom a band consisting of a red line, a white beaded line and a row of scrolls accompanied by dots.
Beinecke, Edwin J. (d. 1957), Source
German Enameled Glass (1965) illustrated, p. 427, #150; p. 230; BIB# 18098
German Enameled Glass (1965) illustrated, p. 427, #150; p. 230; BIB# 18098