Tumbler

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Object Name: 
Tumbler
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
54.3.16
Dimensions: 
H: 11 cm, D (rim): 7.6 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1794
Primary Description: 
Clear glass with few small bubbles;free-blown, cut and engraved with enameled and gilded set-in medallions. Slightly conical body with ground rim; at bottom broad and small flutes, below rim a band of narrow flutes, surmounted by engraved arrows; set- in medallion at body: at the outside golden flowers on a blue background and six ovals with saints, gold on red; in the center Saint Anne with Saint Mary, surrounded by Saint Rosalia the Younger, Saint Joseph, Saint Theresa, Saint Barbara and Saint Francis; at the inside the inscription, engraved in a silver leaf: "Himmel hast Du einen Segen, der volkommen gluecklich macht o so sei er meined-wegen, der Famili zugedacht", with a monogram "J. W." (heaven, if you have a blessing which makes completely happy, than as far as I am concerned, it might be destined to the family); the medallion at the bottom has on the inside on a red background the golden symbols of the raftsmen-guild of Fuernberg: a tree with a raft and an oar, flanked by the initials "A. R." and "F. R." and surrounded by two branches bound together; the signature, engraved in a silver leaf, is on the outside: "Verfertiget zu Gutenbrunn, im von Fuernbergischen grossen Weinspergwald, 1794, Mildner fec. (made at Gutenbrunn, in the von Fuernbergischen big Weinsperg-Forest, 1794. Mildner fecit).
Department: 
Provenance: 
Rubner, Marianne, Source
Conservation Problems of Zwischengoldglas (1980) illustrated, pp. 17-18, #9; p. 24, fig. 15, second from left; BIB# AI9442
Mildner glasses in America (1957-03) pp. 260-263, ill. p. 261;
Glaser der Empire- und Biedermeierzeit (1923) p. 327; BIB# 25652
Leo Schlidlof's Kunstauktionhaus (Coll. Ernst Herzfelder) (1921-04-07) #450;