Hunting Goblet

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Object Name: 
Hunting Goblet
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Overall H: 27.4 cm; Rim Diam: 9 cm; Foot Diam: 10.9 cm
On Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Edwin J. Beinecke
Primary Description: 
Transparent, deep blue very bubbly glass with impurities; wear marks at base; free-blown, enameled and gilded. High pedestal foot with underfolded rim and rough pontil mark (?), cushioned knop, conical stepped lower body increasing in diameter towards upper third to become plain and to taper towards slightly flaring rim; the lower part of the body has apparently been patterned in a stepped mold (6 ribs); enamel decoration: on the upper plain section of the body a hunting scene, taking place on a slightly hilly strip of grass, with large grass tufts; a hunter in a brown coat with a spear over his right shoulder, is proceeding to the left with a white dog on a leash, before him another dog attacking a bear followed by another dog attacking a hare; above the scene: "ANNO 1597"; each of the ribs on the lower body bears a red and a yellow line; gilded band below rim, accompanied by two rows of white dots; on the foot an old catalogue number in red: "Lg 293".
Beinecke, Edwin J. (d. 1957), Source
Reichenheim-Oppenheim, Former Collection
Oppenheim, Margarate, Former Collection
Hearst, William Randolph, Former Collection
Title Unknown (Schlossmuseum des Marktes Murnau)
Schlossmuseum des Marktes Murnau 1921 through 1935
Beer: A Connoisseur's Guide to the World's Best (1996) illustrated, p. 60; BIB# 27027
All About Glass = Garasu Daihyakka (1993) p. 72; BIB# 36566
Treasures from The Corning Museum of Glass (1992) illustrated, p. 57, #43; BIB# 35679
Seasons Greetings from Sherry-Lehmann (1990/11) illustrated, p. 26; BIB# 90994
Masterpieces of Glass: A World History From The Corning Museum of Glass (1990) illustrated, pp. 110-111, pl. 47; BIB# 33819
Glass Animals: 3,500 Years of Artistry and Design (1988) illustrated, p. 53; BIB# 32200
Glass Animals: 3500 Years of Artistry (1988) illustrated, leaf 35 (center); BIB# 3398
German Enameled Glass (1965) illustrated, pp. 250-251, #5; p. 171; BIB# 18098
Sammlung Frau Margarete oppenheim (1936-05-18) #701; BIB# 11163
Die Glassmacherkunst in Hessen (1927) fig. 3; BIB# 28023