Reichsadler-Humpen

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Object Name: 
Humpen
Title: 
Reichsadler-Humpen
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
57.3.62
Dimensions: 
H: 30.2 cm; D (rim): 13 cm, (foot ring): 14 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1596
Credit Line: 
Gift of Edwin J. Beinecke
Primary Description: 
Clear glass with very slight grey tinge and minute bubbles and impurities; free-blown, enameled and gilded. Cylindrical body with high pushed up base having rough pontil mark, applied foot ring; enamel decoration: the double headed eagle in black and white, with blue orb of state and yellow cross; on the wings the multicolored coats-of-arms of the parts of the Holy Roman Empire, below rim a gold band with scale pattern and blue central beads accompanied by four rows of white and blue beads, white dashes on the foot ring; below the gold band: "Dasz helige Romische Reich Mitt Sampt Seinen Gliedern 1596"; a white star ornament below the date; an old catalogue number in white on the base: "116".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Milani, C. A., Former Collection
Felix, Eugene, Former Collection
Schick, Viktor, Former Collection
Beinecke, Edwin J. (d. 1957), Source
German Enameled Glass (1965) illustrated, p. 268, #16; p. 53; BIB# 18098
Title Unknown (Country Life) (1939-02)
Lempertz Auction (1886-10-25) #173; BIB# 11175
Die Kunstsammlung von Eugene Felix in Leipzig (1880) #1462;