Beaker

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Object Name: 
Beaker
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
51.3.281
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 16 cm; Rim Diam (max): 8.3 cm; Base Diam (max): 7.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1700-1899
Primary Description: 
Beaker. Translucent white milk glass; slight pitting and wear marks at base; free-blown and enameled. Cylindrical body with slightly concave base with pontil mark; a scene in brownish enamel around body depicting Goliath being killed by David, with tents, some Philisters and hills in background, at right side of David an inscription: "David Erlegt Goliath mit seiner Schleuter, und erwurgt ihn mit seynem eigenen Schwerdt, woranf die Philister geschlagen werden." Below rim a frieze consisting of a wave- band, a ring and a volute-band.
Provenance: 
Rosenberg and Stiebel, Source
1951-11-23
Neuberg, Frederick, Former Collection
Color: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
David Erlegt Goliath mit seiner Schleuter, und erwurgt ihn mit seynem eigenen Schwerdt, woranf die Philister geschlagen werden
inscription
right of David
German Enameled Glass (1965) illustrated, pp. 150-151, fig. 267; BIB# 18098