Beaker

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Object Name: 
Beaker
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
54.3.129
Dimensions: 
H: 16.2 cm; D (rim): 10 cm, (foot): 8.1 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1680-1691
Primary Description: 
Transparent amethyst glass with minute bubbles and some impurities; slight wear marks; free-blown and enameled. Body slightly tapering to base with kick-up and rough pontil mark, applied foot ring; on the obverse the coat-of-arms of Elector Johann Georg III of Saxony, surrounded by two branches, surmounted by a crown and bordered by blue and white scrolls: above the shield, in the center, the initials: "I.G.D.3.H.Z.S. I.C.U.B.C." (for Iohann Georg Der 3 Herzog Zu Sachsen Juelich Cleve Und Berg Churfuerst), below the rim gilded band framed by two white lines (gold rubbed off), on the foot ring a white dash border.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Davis, Cecil, Source
Dickson, Frances L., Former Collection
German Enameled Glass (1965) illustrated, pp. 354-355, #75; p. 203; BIB# 18098
Sotheby's Sale Catalogue (1954-05-28) #89;