Filigree Beaker

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Object Name: 
Filigree Beaker
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
56.3.90
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 20.6 cm; Rim Diam: 12.4 cm; Foot Diam: 10.9 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1662
Primary Description: 
Clear bubbly glass with few impurities; slight discoloring at foot; free-blown, enameled and gilded, with incorporated latticinio bands. Spreading infolded pedestal foot applied to straight-sided tapering beaker with pushed-up base having rough pontil mark; vertical, at rim slightly swirling, opaque white latticinio bands alternating with lacy spiral threads on body and foot; multicolored enameled and gilded decoration: on obverse the coat-of-arms of Elector Johann Georg II of Saxony with the initials: "I.G.D.A.H. Z. S.J.C.V.D.C." (Johann Georg der Andere Herzog zu Sachsen, Julich, Cleve und Berg Churfurst) and the date "1662", on the reverse a target with arrow in bull's eye and the inscription: "Haupt Schuesen Zu Dreszden" (shooting tournament at Dresden), flanked by two diagonal stars (gold rubbed off) with volute-and-dots motif, gilded band and two plain and one wavy yellow rings around rim, blue dashes around rim of foot.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Kunsthaus Lempertz, Cologne, Source
1956
Category: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
1662
Date
I.G.D.A.H.Z.S.I.C.V.B.C.
Inscription
El vidrio en la pintura del Museo Nacional del Prado (2012) illustrated, pp. 52, 169 (fig. 35); BIB# 127571
Die Festkultur am Dresdner Hofe Johann Georgs II. von Sachsen (1660-1679) (2006) illustrated, p. 110, fig 25-26; p. 241, fig. 78; BIB# 103117
Masterpieces of Glass: A World History From The Corning Museum of Glass (1990) illustrated, pp. 118-119, pl. 51; BIB# 33819
Book of Glass (1986) p. 56;
German Enameled Glass (1965) illustrated, pp. 209, 364-365, #81; BIB# 18098
Das Glas (1922) fig. 75; pp. 143-144; BIB# 28712