Covered Armorial Humpen

Object Name: 
Covered Armorial Humpen

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Object Name: 
Covered Armorial Humpen
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 41.1 cm
On Display
Credit Line: 
Gift in part of Edwin J. Beinecke
Primary Description: 
Colorless (grey) non-lead glass; blown, gilt, enameled. (a) Tall, cylindrical, slightly bulbous shape; wide gilt band with blue dots encircled by rings of white dots, flanked by rows of white and red dots, below the rim; enameled and gilt elaborate coat of arms on the side, crowned, with six crests, and black men supporters, on an ermine-lined cape; inscribed above on a white ribband "INTIMA/CANDENT"; and in white letters above that, "I.I.G.V.Sf="; "dated" below "."; gilt and enameled geometric ornaments above and below, on either side of the shield; a formal floral spray on the reverse, with red and blue tulips; red, blue, and yellow lines at the bottom of the bowl; trumpet foot with gilt line at the join to the bowl; gilt band at the edge; folded rim; large, rough pontil mark inside. (b) Domed shape, with folded rim and cylindrical brim; four enameled and gilt geometric ornaments on the dome, matching those on (a); bands of white enamel dashes alternating with gilt bands on the rim; applied disk on the top, with a ring of white enamel dots, and inverted baluster finial with red enamel circle on top, encircled by a ring of white dots; the finial formerly mostly gilt; small rough pontil mark inside.
Beinecke, Edwin J. (d. 1957), Source
Strauss, Jerome (1893-1978), Source
The Techniques of Renaissance Venetian Glassworking (2016) illustrated, Fig. 74; BIB# 149619
Recent Important Acquisitions, 9 (1967) illustrated, p. 138, #30; BIB# AI97741