Covered Humpen

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Object Name: 
Covered Humpen
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
54.3.128
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 31 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1662
Primary Description: 
Transparent colorless glass with green tint, with many minute bubbles and some blobs of unfused sand; free-blown, tooled and enameled. (a) Almost cylindrical body with pushed-up base and very rough pontil mark, applied foot ring; (b) set-in domed cover with large angular knob, flattened knob and "mushroom" finial and at inside rough pontil mark; on the body the coat-of-arms of the Schwachheim: on a blue shield a pelican with red and green wings, feeding three small pelicans, blue and white crest the center of which shows a blue morion, surmounted by blue and white wings flanking a 10-pointed star; above the crest the initials: "G. S.", on the back the date: "ANNO DOMINI 1662"; seven quartered gilded diamonds (rubbed off) with spirals and dots in white, blue and red are placed on the back; below rim a gilded band framed by two beaded lines in white; four more diamond-stars on the cover, white dashes on flange and knobs, dots on the finial.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Piehl, Adolph, Former Collection
Vecht, A., Former Collection
Dickson, Frances L., Former Collection
Tentoonstlling van oude kunst uit het bezit van den internationalen handel
Venue(s)
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
Tentoonstlling van oude kunst uit het bezit van den internationalen handel
Venue(s)
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
 
German Enameled Glass (1965) illustrated, pp. 127, 334; BIB# 18098
German Enameled Glass (1965) illustrated, pp. 127, 334; BIB# 18098
Sotheby's Sale Catalogue (1954-05-28) lot #101;