Wineglass with Portrait of General Wittgenstein

Object Name: 
Wineglass with Portrait of General Wittgenstein

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Object Name: 
Wineglass with Portrait of General Wittgenstein
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
66.3.28
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 14; Rim Diam: 5.5 cm; Base Diam: 5.1 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1810-1820
Primary Description: 
Colorless, opaque white lead glasses; blown, overlaid, cut, enameled, gilt. Straight-sided, cylindrical shape; cut, gilt rim; white overlay oval panel on the front, with polished and gilt rim; brown enameled bust-length portrait of a man facing dexter, in military uniform; inscribed above in Cyrillic " "; the sides with cut horizontal miters; waisted, panel-cut stem; cut square foot incised "X" on the front, lower, chamfered rim, below the portrait; polished concave pontil mark; circular paper sticker, printed "A CHURCHILL GLASS" and inscribed in ink "1.".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Arthur Churchill (Glass) Ltd., Source
Category: 
The Russian Love Affair with Glass (1988-08) illustrated, p. 261;
Recent Important Acquisitions, 9 (1967) illustrated, p. 142, #54; BIB# AI97741