Armorial Humpen with Cover

Object Name: 
Armorial Humpen with Cover

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Object Name: 
Armorial Humpen with Cover
Accession Number: 
57.3.182
Dimensions: 
(a&b) H: 21 cm; (a) H: 14.1 cm; D (rim): 7.8 cm, (foot ring): 6.7 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1700-1799
Credit Line: 
Gift of Edwin J. Beinecke
Primary Description: 
Clear glass with few bubbles; free-blown and enameled. (a) Straight-sided body slightly tapering downwards, with pushed up base having rough pontil mark, applied foot ring; (b) flanged, domed cover with double knopped finial; enamel decoration: on the obverse the coats of arms of Saxony and Poland, topped by the royal crown and flanked by multicolored leaf scrolls, above the coats of arms: "F. A. R. P." (Fredericus Augustus Rex Poloniae); below rim and around lower part of body a yellow and black line around which winds a green tendril spirally and festoon-like heightened with white and black; groups of dashes on the foot ring; on the shoulder of the cover a similar tendril frieze, groups of yellow and white dashes on the flange, white dashes on the two mereses of the finial.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Beinecke, Edwin J. (d. 1957), Source
Color: 
German Enameled Glass (1965) illustrated, pp. 362-363, #80; p. 205; BIB# 18098