Reichsadler goblet

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Object Name: 
Reichsadler goblet
Accession Number: 
H: 12"
On Display
Credit Line: 
Purchased with grant from the Beinecke Foundation
Primary Description: 
Grey-tinted non-lead glass; blown, pattern-molded, enameled, gilt. Tall, straight-sided, cylindrical bowl with rounded base; gilt border flanked by bands of white dots below the rim; crowned, double-headed black eagle on the sides, with Orb of State on its breast; coats of arms arrayed on its wings in several ranks, with inscribed bands below classifying the arms; dated above "1625", on the reverse, inscribed in white, "Dass heillige Romische Reich/mit sambt seinen/gliedern"; hollow, ribbed, flattened ball knop with a row of white enamel dots; flared, trumpet-shaped foot with folded rim; rough pontil mark; inscribed in white paint on the foot "j.167.".
Beinecke Foundation, Source
Blumka Gallery, Source
Neuberg, Frederick, Former Collection
German Enameled Glass (1965) illustrated, p. 275, #23; BIB# 18098
Recent Important Acquisitions, 5 (1963) p. 148, #38; BIB# AI87079