Beaker Engraved with the Seasons

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Beaker Engraved with the Seasons

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Object Name: 
Beaker Engraved with the Seasons
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Accession Number: 
54.3.98
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 12.4 cm; Rim Diam: 9.8 cm; Base Diam: 7.6 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1700
Primary Description: 
Clear glass with few small bubbles; wear marks; free-blown with intaglio engraving. Slightly conical body with very thick base and ground pontil mark; four oval panels, illustrating the Four Seasons, contain a child carrying a bunch of flowers and leaves: "Fryling", a child carrying a sheaf of grain: "Sommer", a third carrying grapes: "Herbst", and a fourth carrying a log: "Winter"; between the panels stylized flowers, below each panel a disk.
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Provenance: 
Carlebach Gallery, Source
1954
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