Beaker

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Object Name: 
Beaker
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
57.3.180
Dimensions: 
H: 9.5 cm; D (rim): 8.1 cm, (base): 5.4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1701-1800
Credit Line: 
Gift of Edwin J. Beinecke
Primary Description: 
Clear glass with many minute bubbles; free-blown and enameled. Straight-sided body slightly tapering downward to concave base with rough pontil mark; on the body, in multicolored "peasant type" enameling, a frieze; on the obverse a man in a red coat and a blue hat holding a goblet in his right hand, and flanked by two multicolored flower stalks and spiral motifs, on the reverse, (in two lines: "liebe Du mich allein oder las gar sein" (Love me alone, or leave it altogether), the frieze is framed at top by a red band and a U-shaped line, and at the bottom by a white and blue line, two blue lines separating the two lines of inscription.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Beinecke, Edwin J. (d. 1957), Source
Color: 
Treasures in Glass (1966) p. 41, #61; BIB# 28036
German Enameled Glass (1965) illustrated, pp. 408-409, #115; BIB# 18098