Covered Mug

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Object Name: 
Covered Mug
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
66.3.45
Dimensions: 
(a&b) H: 20 cm; (a) H: 16.2 cm, D (rim): 5.3 cm, (base): 8.7 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1600-1625
Credit Line: 
Gift of Edwin J. Beinecke
Primary Description: 
Transparent dark blue non-lead glass; blown, enameled; turned, gilt metal mounts. Ovoid body, with cylindrical neck; trailed thread rings below the rim and at the top of the body, the upper ring enameled dark red, the lower alternating dark red and green; pair of bands of white dots above the upper ring; the neck with enameled white scales with blue, yellow, red and green dots; the sides of the body with formal floral and foliage scroll band, flanked by decorative borders; applied strap handle; gilt pewter hinge and domed cover with finial composed of a ball with pointed spur above; stamped crowned rose inside; flared, drawn foot; concave, conical base with rough pontil mark; circular paper label with star-cut edge, with illegible inscription.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Beinecke, Edwin J., Source
Kugel, Jacques, Source
Category: 
Recent Important Acquisitions, 9 (1967) illustrated, pp. 136-137, #24; BIB# AI97741