Armorial Humpen with Cover

Object Name: 
Armorial Humpen with Cover

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Object Name: 
Armorial Humpen with Cover
Accession Number: 
(a&b) H: 21 cm; (a) H: 14.1 cm; D (rim): 7.8 cm, (foot ring): 6.7 cm
On Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Edwin J. Beinecke
Primary Description: 
Clear glass with few bubbles; free-blown and enameled. (a) Straight-sided body slightly tapering downwards, with pushed up base having rough pontil mark, applied foot ring; (b) flanged, domed cover with double knopped finial; enamel decoration: on the obverse the coats of arms of Saxony and Poland, topped by the royal crown and flanked by multicolored leaf scrolls, above the coats of arms: "F. A. R. P." (Fredericus Augustus Rex Poloniae); below rim and around lower part of body a yellow and black line around which winds a green tendril spirally and festoon-like heightened with white and black; groups of dashes on the foot ring; on the shoulder of the cover a similar tendril frieze, groups of yellow and white dashes on the flange, white dashes on the two mereses of the finial.
Beinecke, Edwin J. (d. 1957), Source
German Enameled Glass (1965) illustrated, pp. 362-363, #80; p. 205; BIB# 18098