Filigree Beaker

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Filigree Beaker
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Overall H: 20.6 cm; Rim Diam: 12.4 cm; Foot Diam: 10.9 cm
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Clear bubbly glass with few impurities; slight discoloring at foot; free-blown, enameled and gilded, with incorporated latticinio bands. Spreading infolded pedestal foot applied to straight-sided tapering beaker with pushed-up base having rough pontil mark; vertical, at rim slightly swirling, opaque white latticinio bands alternating with lacy spiral threads on body and foot; multicolored enameled and gilded decoration: on obverse the coat-of-arms of Elector Johann Georg II of Saxony with the initials: "I.G.D.A.H. Z. S.J.C.V.D.C." (Johann Georg der Andere Herzog zu Sachsen, Julich, Cleve und Berg Churfurst) and the date "1662", on the reverse a target with arrow in bull's eye and the inscription: "Haupt Schuesen Zu Dreszden" (shooting tournament at Dresden), flanked by two diagonal stars (gold rubbed off) with volute-and-dots motif, gilded band and two plain and one wavy yellow rings around rim, blue dashes around rim of foot.
Kunsthaus Lempertz, Cologne, Source
El vidrio en la pintura del Museo Nacional del Prado (2012) illustrated, pp. 52, 169 (fig. 35); BIB# 127571
Die Festkultur am Dresdner Hofe Johann Georgs II. von Sachsen (1660-1679) (2006) illustrated, p. 110, fig 25-26; p. 241, fig. 78; BIB# 103117
Masterpieces of Glass: A World History From The Corning Museum of Glass (1990) illustrated, pp. 118-119, pl. 51; BIB# 33819
Book of Glass (1986) p. 56;
German Enameled Glass (1965) illustrated, pp. 209, 364-365, #81; BIB# 18098
Das Glas (1922) fig. 75; pp. 143-144; BIB# 28712