Covered Beaker

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Object Name: 
Covered Beaker
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
51.3.122
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 15.5 cm; Top Diam (max): 8 cm; (a) Beaker H: 9.1 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1666-1670
Primary Description: 
Covered Beaker. Colorless glass; free-blown and enameled. (a) Cylindrical form with small rough pontil mark on slightly concave base and with three applied ball feet; (b) flat-domed and flanged set-in cover with applied stemmed-ball and flattened-knop finial. Black (dark brown) enameled decoration: on obverse of tumbler, portraits -- Emperor Leopold I (at left), wearing a laurel crown and the order of the Golden Fleece, and Empress Margarethe (at right) --, below pennant with inscription "VIVAT LEOPOL DUS VIVAT MARGRITHA" and within sparse sprays of laurel with berries; on reverse, coat of arms below the inscription "HEINRICH V: ZEHRITZ"; a fly on the base; on dome of cover, circlet of leaves and berries.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Glueckselig, M., & Son, Source
1951-02-09
Category: 
Color: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
HEINRICH V: ZEHRITZ
inscription
Enameled reverse black (dark brown)
VIVAT LEOPOL DUS VIVAT MARGRITHA
inscription
Enameled obverse on pennant black (dark brown)
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2003-03-20 through 2003-09-01
West Bridge Show
Enamelling and Gilding on Glass (2013) illustrated, p. 66 (2nd from left); BIB# 142116
The Story of Crystal (1998) illustrated, 17th century puzzle; BIB# 85420