Beaker on Ball Feet

Object Name: 
Beaker on Ball Feet

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Object Name: 
Beaker on Ball Feet
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Accession Number: 
79.3.253
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 9.5 cm, Diam: 8.3 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1665
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown, enameled. Straight-sided, cylindrical form, with rounded base and flat bottom; the sides decorated with a continuous landscape in matte black enamel, including a ruin with arches and pilasters, with a fountain in the background, man and donkey at the left, a man and woman at the right; a fragmentary wall with two coats of arms at the base, one with a castlated tower, the other a lion rampant; rocks to the right of the wall, with scratched signature "IOH.SCHAPER." below; to the right, a large moated castle, partly overgrown with vegetation, a drawbridge and arcaded bridge at the right; two male figures standing in the foreground; bottom with slight concavity; rough pontil mark; three hollow flattened ball (bun) feet applied at the base rim.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Schick, Viktor, Former Collection
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
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Inscription: 
Johann Schaper
Signature
Enamelling and Gilding on Glass (2013) illustrated, pp. 66-67 (left); BIB# 142116
Die Nurnberger Hausmaler: Emailfarbendekor auf Glasern und Fayencen der Barockzeit (1984) illustrated, pp. 128-129 (fig. 80a-e); BIB# 31135