Armorial jar

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Object Name: 
Armorial jar
Accession Number: 
H: 22.4 cm, D (rim): 5.4 cm, W (at base): 9.5 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Edwin J. Beinecke
Primary Description: 
Clear bubbly glass with impurities and dark grey tinge; wear marks at base; free-blown and enameled. Straight-sided square body, probably flattened on marver, convex base with very rough pontil mark, horizontal shoulder with very short wide concave orifice; enamel decoration: on the sides two coats of arms in multicolored lily-of-the-valley stalks, all four are supposed to belong to the Kolowrat (Kolobrat) families; the one with two rampant griffins in two quarters and white and red diagonals has the letters: "C. V. R. K. M. D."; the other one with two halberds has the letters: "A. I. V. G. K. 1625".
Beinecke, Edwin J. (d. 1957), Source
Bottles of the World (Sekai no hei)
Suntory Museum of Art 1977-03 through 1977-05
Sekai no hei (Bottles of the World) (1977) fig. 84; BIB# 32715
German Enameled Glass (1965) illustrated, p. 342, #65; p. 127; BIB# 18098