Armorial Champagne

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Object Name: 
Armorial Champagne
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
57.3.148 A
Dimensions: 
H: 24.4 cm; D (rim): 6 cm, (foot): 7.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1800-1899
Credit Line: 
Gift of Edwin J. Beinecke
Primary Description: 
Clear glass; free-blown, pattern-molded, enameled and gilded. Very slender conical bowl ending in a solid stem, which rests on a flat foot with no pontil mark; body and stem patterned in rib mold with ribs turning to right; on the obverse of the four champagnes, in multicolored enamel, armorial shields: half figure of rampant lion on blue background, underneath three diamonds on red background; above the initials "H. L. W. Z. 1604"; on the reverse a diamond and star-like ornament consisting of blue and yellow dots accompanied by white spirals, dashes and dots, around rim a gilded band, underneath a red line, a white dotted line as well as a stylized flower and leaf wreath, around upper stem a red, a blue and a yellow dots, on foot a gilded band around rim followed by a red line and again a stylized leaf and flower wreath.
Provenance: 
Beinecke, Edwin J. (d. 1957), Source
German Enameled Glass (1965) illustrated, p. 441, #163 A; p. 237; BIB# 18098