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Overall H: 27.4 cm; Rim Diam: 10.8 cm; Foot Diam: 11.8 cm
On Display
about 1740
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown, cut, engraved. Thistle-shaped bowl, with tapered, straight-sided section above boldly-cut projecting gadrooning at the base; engraved decoration on the bowl; band of polished circles below the rim, with a continuous landscape scene below: Neptune reclines, leaning on a barrel from which water flows, with a gnarled tree behind, he looks across an expanse of water with several ships, to a distant city, inscribed "Salus Patriae*" above; beyond, men work in the fields plowing; stem composed of a hollow mold-blown hexagonal knop, above two mereses and a hollow mold-blown diamond-topped hexagonal pedestal stem, with two mereses at the base; spreading, folded foot with engraved leaves around the base of the stem; engraved signature "E. Rosbach. Gesch: Berlin"; rough pontil mark.
Dessau, Schloss, Former Collection
Neuberg, Frederick, Former Collection
Strauss, Jerome (1893-1978), Source
Glass Drinking Vessels from the Strauss Collection
Corning Museum of Glass 1955-06-13 through 1955-10-23
Altes Glas ([1951]) p. 61, pl. 73; BIB# 18799
Franz Gondelach: Baroque Glass Engraving in Hesse (JGS) (1996) illustrated, p. 175, #55; BIB# AI3179
Important Acquisitions from the Strauss Collection (1980) illustrated, p. 109, #31; BIB# AI9181
Das Alte Glas (1977) illustrated, p. 226 (fig. 187); BIB# 19900
Das Alte Glas (1965) illustrated, p. 226, fig. 187; BIB# 29275
Das Glas (1922) p. 333, fig. 198; BIB# 28712
Brandenburgische Glaser (1914) p. 32, #3; BIB# 27884
Das Glas: mit 218 abbildungen (1912) p. 323, fig. 185; BIB# 25556