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H: 27 cm
On Display
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Gift of Edwin J. Beinecke
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Colorless (faint greenish tint) non-lead glass; blown, enameled, gilt. Tall, slender, cylindrical, straight-sided form; gilt band below the rim, flanked by red lines and rows of blue and white dots; depiction of St. Christopher (wearing a dark blue tunic) carrying the Christ Child (nude, holding an Orb of State) on his shoulder, crossing a river, holding onto a tree; on the reverse, a formal floral spray with lily-of-the-valley; green, blue, and yellow lines below; applied trumpet foot with flared, folded rim; band of white enamel dots at the junction of the bowl and foot; concave bottom, with rough pontil mark.
Beinecke, Edwin J. (d. 1957), Source
Recent Important Acquisitions, 8 (1966) illustrated, p. 133, #24; BIB# AI97742
German Enameled Glass (1965) illustrated, p. 305, #42A, p. 95; BIB# 18098