Notice of Upcoming Content and Access Change

The Museum is working on the future of our online collections access. A new version will be available later in 2023. During this transition period, the current version of the Collections Browser may have reduced functionality and data may be not be updated. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. For any questions or concerns, please contact us.

What is AAT?

The Art & Architecture Thesaurus (AAT) (r) is a structured vocabulary for generic concepts related to art and architecture. It was developed by The Getty Research Institute to help research institutions become consistent in the terminology they use.Learn More

Object Name: 
Accession Number: 
H: 11.1 cm, D: 8.6 cm
On Display
about 1830
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. K. F. Landegger
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown, cut, engraved. Waisted, panel- cut shape; cut rim; the paneled sides with relief-cut diamond shape panels of nailhead diamonds; an oval panel in relief on the front, with finely engraved profile bust-length portrait of a man facing to his right, with short, curly hair, soft coat with military order on his chest; inscribed "DB" on the sleeve; protruding rounded, panel-cut foot, each panel with polished circular facet; bottom covered with cut nailhead diamonds, with a cut sunburst in a square in the center.
Landegger, Lena (Mrs. K. F.), Source
Dominik Biemann: Bohmischer Glasgraveue des Biedermeier (1993) illustrated, p. 67, I.12; BIB# 35574
Recent Important Acquisitions, 29 (1987) illustrated, p. 120, #24; BIB# AI19055
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1986 (1987) illustrated, pp. 5, 14; BIB# AI96383