Wineglass

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Object Name: 
Wineglass
Maker(s): 
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
68.3.17
Dimensions: 
(a&b) H: 42.8 cm; Rim Diam: 11.9 cm, Foor Diam: 13.3 cm; (a) H: 31.5 cm, Rim Diam: 11.8 cm, Foot Diam: 13.5 cm; (b) H: 13.0 cm, Rim Diam: 3.9 cm, Foot Diam: 10.4 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1575-1650
Primary Description: 
Wineglass. Colorless (heavily crizzled) non-lead glass; blown, engraved. (a) Large round-funnel bowl, engraved decoration of a lion chasing a bee, with a ribband overhead inscribed "Non nimium Securg[us]"; on the reverse, an eagle holding a man's severed head in its talons and beak, and a ribband inscribed "Nosce te Ipsum"; continuous ground line below, with scattered growing plants; tall stem composed of two rounded and one angular merese above a conical true baluster knop; two rounded mereses, a flattened ball knop, a rounded merese, a conical inverted baluster, and two rounded mereses; large circular, sloping foot; rough pontil mark. (b) Domed shape with folded ledge and tapered brim; engraved continuous landscape, with a man and horse plowing a field, a sheepherder with dog and ten sheep, and trees; engraved inscription above, "FAC TUA et FIDE DEO"; engraved inscription on the brmi "Nichtes Wirt Soklein gesponnen Es Kompt Entlich an der Sonnen"; conical finial mounted on three mereses; rough pontil mark inside.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Davis, Cecil, Source
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Color: 
Material: 
Recent Important Acquisitions, 11 (1969) illustrated, pp. 116-117, #43; BIB# AI97754
The Monogrammist 'H I': A Notable German Engraver (1962) illustrated, p. 79, fig. 26-27; BIB# AI58385
Political Cartoon (1954-12) pp. 22-24;