Westphalian Treaty Humpen

Object Name: 
Westphalian Treaty Humpen

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Object Name: 
Westphalian Treaty Humpen
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
57.3.54
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 26.4 cm; Rim Diam: 12.8 cm; Foot Ring Diam: 13.3 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1650
Credit Line: 
Gift of Edwin J. Beinecke
Web Description: 
The Peace of Westphalia was signed in 1648 and ended decades of religious war within Europe.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Beinecke, Edwin J. (d. 1957), Source
Category: 
Primary Description: 
Clear bubbly glass with greenish-yellow tinge; free-blown, enameled and gilded. Almost cylindrical body tapers downwards and at rim, with high pushed up base having rough pontil mark, applied foot ring; enamel decoration: covered with very intricate multicolored decoration and a long inscription representing and referring to the Westphalian Treaty; on the obverse is the German Emperor flanked by the King of France and the Queen of Sweden, all three in full length and clad in rich garments; above the platform on which they stand is a three leaf white clover on which there are inscriptions.
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2003-03-20 through 2003-09-01
West Bridge Show
East Side Winter Antiques Show
Venue(s)
Park Avenue Armory
 
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