Reichsadler humpen

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Object Name: 
Reichsadler humpen
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
62.3.13
Dimensions: 
H: 12 1/4", D (base): 5 1/4"
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1608
Credit Line: 
Purchased with grant from the Beinecke Foundation
Primary Description: 
Greyish-green non-lead glass; blown, enameled, gilt. Tall, straight-sided, cylindrical form, slightly incurved at the top; gilt band below the rim, with blue and white dotted borders and spaced blue dots within; the sides covered with a large crowned two-headed eagle, bearing an orb on its breast; coats of arms arrayed on its wings in several ranks, with inscribed bands at the bottom of the wings to identify the categories; short inscription on the reverse, "das heilige Rommische/Reich undt/ sambt sei/nenn glie/dernn"; trailed foot ring with white dashes; conical bottom with large rough pontil mark; inscribed in white paint on the bottom "17[00]".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Carlebach Gallery, Source
1962
Beinecke Foundation, Source
A Decade of Glass Collecting
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1962 through 1962
Isaac Delgado Museum of Art 1962-10 through 1962-10
German Enameled Glass (1965) illustrated, p. 269, #17; BIB# 18098