Beaker

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Object Name: 
Beaker
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
57.3.141
Dimensions: 
H: 13.2 cm; D (rim): 11.1 cm, (base): 9.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1800-1899
Credit Line: 
Gift of Edwin J. Beinecke
Primary Description: 
Clear extremely bubbly heavy glass; free-blown, enameled and gilded. Straight-sided body slightly tapering to slightly concave base with rough pontil mark; on the obverse the coat of arms of Count Hohenlohe - Neuenstein und Langenburg; on the reverse a flower stalk (similar to Saxonian flowers) with a brownish-red and two blue blossoms; in between pairs of gilded quartered diamonds accompanied by white scrolls and dashes; above the coat of arms the inscription: "COM - DE - HOHENLOHE 1645"; the rim is gilded, below a row of white beads.
Provenance: 
Prince Chlodwig Hohenlohe-Schillingsfurst, Former Collection
Beinecke, Edwin J. (d. 1957), Source
German Enameled Glass (1965) illustrated, pp. 436-437, #159; p. 237; BIB# 18098