Panel with Man and Woman

Object Name: 
Panel with Man and Woman

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Object Name: 
Panel with Man and Woman
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Overall H: 33.3 cm, W: 23 cm, Th: 1.2 cm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass, lead; blown (sheet glass) segments, enameled and stained, leaded together. Flat, rectangular panel, made up of several parts leaded together; depicting a man in blue shirt hose and blue jacket with cuffs at the neck and wrists, brown outer coat, wearing a brown hat with broad brim and white ostrich feather, holding a halberd in his outstretched left hand, his right hand resting on a dagger in his belt, a long sword in his belt at his left; a woman standing at the right, offering a goblet to the man, wearing a red and green dress with white panel at the front, the lower part decorated with black scrollwork, clutching a purse, keys, and a set of knife and forks in her left hand; cuffs at her neck and wrists; a balustrade in the background, columns at either side; inscribed monogram "HI" below the balustrade, below the man; a panel at the bottom with two shields, one at the left with a merchant mark in white on a blue background with scrollwork details, the shield at the right with a steer on green ground, against a gray, scroll-decorated background; the segment between the shields inscribed in black German letters "Jossesst Scha|rer Im Sid / wald alter Sechelmeister / und Marget Ha|flige sin / egemaher / 1617"; a red bar in two sections above the two figures, with a continuous panel at the top depicting the making of cheese, from heating the milk in a cauldron at the left, whipping it at the center, and sampling wheels of cheese at the right.
Hinton, Philip D., Former Collection
Stained Glass Before 1700 in Upstate New York (2004) illustrated, pp. 94-100; BIB# 86517