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57.3.55 B
(Aa&b) H: 28.9 cm, D (rim): 9.5 cm; (B,C) H: 16.4-16.5 cm, D: 7.7 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Edwin J. Beinecke
Primary Description: 
Clear glass with very few bubbles and impurities; free-blown, enameled and gilded. Beaker; cylindrical body with concave base having rough pontil mark; on the obverse in multicolored enamel predominantly in greyish blue and purple, full length figure of Augustus King of Poland with mustache in stately attire, leaning with his right hand on a staff which rests on a pedestal on which there are his crown and scepter; on the reverse the coat-of-arms of Saxony, underneath the inscription: "AUGUSTUS REX POLONIAE 1670"; bottom and rim are painted black.
Beinecke, Edwin J. (d. 1957), Source
German Enameled Glass (1965) illustrated, p. 444, #166 B; p. 237; BIB# 18098