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57.3.55 C
(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; on the obverse predominantly in black tones and gold, the full length figure of Louis XIV, in stately attire, on the right a pedestal with cushion on which he leans his staff which he has in his left hand, on the cushion scepter and crown; on the reverse the coat-of-arms of France, underneath: "LUDOVICUS XIV REX GALLIAE et NAVARRAE 1664"; dark bands around bottom and rim.
Beinecke, Edwin J. (d. 1957), Source
German Enameled Glass (1965) illustrated, p. 444, #166 C; p. 237; BIB# 18098