Engraved panel

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Object Name: 
Engraved panel
Accession Number: 
H: 23.1 cm, W: 18.7 cm, Th: 0.2 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lucy Smith Baltson and Clara S. Peck, by exchange
Primary Description: 
Colorless (gray) non-lead glass; blown (sheet glass), polished, engraved. Flat, rectangular shape; the faces polished flat, the edges grozed and partly ground; one side engraved with a depiction of the creation of Eve; the figure of Adam lying nude on the ground, asleep; Eve kneeling alongside, with hands clasped; the figure of God standing behind, with one hand raised, two fingers extended in blessing; in the left background, smaller figures (presumably) depicting God creating Adam; a palm tree and an apple tree behind Eve; a flock of animals at the left, including male and female lions, two sheep, and a pig; in the foreground, five plants; inscribed in German letters at the left: "Denn durch Ihn ist alles geschaf /fen, das im Himel und auff erden ist,/das sichtbare und unsichbare, beide/die Thronen und Herrschaften und/Furstenthum und obrigkeiten.es ist/alles durch ihn und zu ihm geschaf /fen Colos [?].1."
Milzman, Susan, Source
Recent Important Acquisitions, 30 (1988) illustrated, p. 104, #7b; BIB# AI20606