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Overall H: 10.8 cm, W: 6.1 cm
On Display
about 1710-1720
Web Description: 
The white glass imitates costly porcelain. Like the adjacent ceramic tankard, it was decorated by craftsmen skilled in cutting gemstones.
Krug, Helfried, Former Collection
Sotheby-Parke-Bernet, Source
Primary Description: 
Opaque white. Mold-blown, cut, copper-wheel engraved. Flask: rectangular body with canted corners; short cylindrical neck with fire-polished rim; flat base cut, with polished pontil mark. Flat faces cut with engraved baldachins: one shows comedian with drinking glass in one hand and bottle in other hand; on reverse, dancing comedian playing tambourine, flanked by two satyrs, above scrolled socles; on ends and corners, scrolled panels and flowers (Laub- und Bandelwerk); engraved border of stylized flowers around tops of panels.
Corning Museum of Glass
Changing Exhibitions Gallery
Chinese Glass snuff Bottles: Foreign Influences on an Indigenous Art Form (2015-03) illustrated, p. 8;
Chinese Glass Snuff Bottles: Foreign Influences on an Indigenous Art Form (2015) illustrated, p. 8 (fig. 14); BIB# 720305
Confluente Est-Vest in Arta Sti'clei (2011-05) illustrated, p. 10, right; BIB# AI97782
Glass of the Alchemists: Lead Crystal - Gold Ruby, 1650-1750 (2008) illustrated, p. 6 (top middle); BIB# AI101015
Glass of the Alchemists: Lead Crystal-Gold Ruby, 1650-1750 (2008) illustrated, pp. 284-285, #109; BIB# 103865
The Krug Collection of Glass. Part IV (KRUG IV) (1983-03-14) p. 66, #697; BIB# 8080
Sachsisches Glas : die Glashutten und ihre Erzeugnisse (1977) illustrated, pp. 56-57, fig. 43; BIB# 20100
Glassammlung Helfried Krug (1965) illustrated, pp. 260-261, #282; BIB# 27623
Glassammlung Helfried Krug (w/o German section) (1965) illustrated, pp. 188-189, #282; BIB# 27546