Beaker

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Object Name: 
Beaker
Accession Number: 
74.3.92
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 15.4 cm; Rim Diam: 12.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1870-1900
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. George H. Werrenrath
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown, enameled. Slightly tapered, cylindrical shape; sides enameled with a male portrait bust, wearing chain and badge of the Order of the Golden Fleece, inscribed: "IMPERATOR/CAESAR/DIUUSMAXI/MILIANUS/PIUS FELIX/ AUGUSTUS" at either side; reverse inscribed: "Der Leyer Fürst Kayser Maximilianus ist anff/den rytagdes jennersteins alterssmlix Far feligklich/von dyser zeyt geschisiden Anno domini = 1529"; a band of gold, bordered by rows of white dots; flat base with slight kick and rough pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Werrenrath, Mrs. George H., Source
Werrenrath, George H., Source
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