Large Deckelpokal with Monogram of George I

Object Name: 
Large Deckelpokal with Monogram of George I

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Object Name: 
Large Deckelpokal with Monogram of George I
Accession Number: 
2015.3.3
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 41.5 cm, Diam (max): 16 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1720-1727
Primary Description: 
Large Deckelpokal with Monogram of George I. Colorless glass; blown, applied, cut, engraved, ground. (a) Colorless glass, flat base, pontil-mark removed by grinding. The upper surface engraved with a two-part ornamental pattern. Between mereses faceted baluster stem with globular knop. The lower part of the bell-shaped bowl embellished with cut olives. The front of the bowl decorated with jumping horse on landscape socle (Welfenroß) and inscription: ‘Auf dem Fürstlichen Schlosse zu Blankenburg’ (‘On the Princely Castle at Blankenburg’) in matte engraving. On the reverse crowned mirror monogram "GL" (Georg Ludwig of Brunswick-Lüneburg as George I of Great Britain and Ireland). (b) The original domed cover with faceted knop and finial decorated with a four-part ornamentation on shoulder.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Sylvia Kovacek GmbH, Source
2005-10
to
2015-01-19
Hanoverian Royal Family, Former Collection
1720
to
2005-10
Color: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
GL
inscription
Engraved (a) on reverse of bowl monogram of Georg Ludwig of Brunswick-Lüneburg as George I of Great Britain and Ireland
Auf dem Fürstlichen Schlosse zu Blankenburg
inscription
Engraved (a) on front of bowl translation: On the Princely Castle at Blankenburg
Acquisitions (2016) illustrated, pp. 6-7 #1; BIB# AI101418
Corning Museum Adds Major Works of Glass, Library Collections (2016) illustrated, p. 313 (#1); BIB# AI102876
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 2015 (2015) illustrated, p. 7 (left); BIB# 706294
Glas aus funf Jahrhunderten (2014) pp. 20-21, #17; BIB# 142686
Works of art from the Royal House of Hanover (2005) Bd. 1, p. 125 and Bd. 2, p. 166 (lot 1017); BIB# 89652