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H: 10 cm; D (rim): 7.5 cm, (base): 5.8 cm
Not on Display
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Gift of Edwin J. Beinecke
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Comparatively heavy clear glass with a slight grey tinge and large and small bubbles; free-blown and enameled. Straight- sided body tapering to slightly concave base with rough pontil mark; on the body, in multicolored "peasant type" enameling, a humorous representation of the fable of the fox preaching to the chicken, the fox standing on a yellow pulpit having a sheet of paper in his hand: "Gloria in EXZ"; below him three chickens, on the back: "Thut nach mein Worten und nicht nach mein Wercken" (Follow my words not my deeds), below a bunch of flowers and leaves, with blue and red blossoms painted on the interior, this motif being flanked by two curly-cue ornaments, above the inscription a yellow and a red band.
Beinecke, Edwin J. (d. 1957), Source
German Enameled Glass (1965) illustrated, pp. 408-409, #114; BIB# 18098