Reichsadler Humpen with Cover

Object Name: 
Reichsadler Humpen with Cover

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Object Name: 
Reichsadler Humpen with Cover
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
57.3.61
Dimensions: 
H: 23.5 cm; D (rim): 13.8 cm, (foot ring): 14 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1679
Credit Line: 
Gift of Edwin J. Beinecke
Primary Description: 
Clear glass with few bubbles and green tinge; free-blown, enameled and gilded. (a) Almost cylindrical body with high pushed up base having rough pontil mark and applied foot ring; enamel decoration: the double headed Empire eagle in black and white with yellow ring halos and blue orb of state, yellow crown and scepter, on the wings the multicolored coats-of-arms, on the wings two flaming symbols, more flames between shoulder and beak of eagles; on the reverse: "Dasz Heylige Romische Reich Mit Sampt seinen Gliedern ANNO 1679"; below two white ornaments, one consisting of a group of dots with an "L" below, the lower being a star; below rim a gold band accompanied by blue lines and rows of white beads, between the heads and shoulders, diamond-shaped motifs of blue and white dots.
Department: 
Provenance: 
von Brandenstein, Regierungs, Former Collection
Herzog, Dr., Former Collection
Beinecke, Edwin J. (d. 1957), Source
German Enameled Glass (1965) illustrated, p. 279, #26; p. 53; BIB# 18098
German Enameled Glass (1965) illustrated, p. 279, #26; p. 53; BIB# 18098
German Enameled Glass (1965) illustrated, p. 279, #26; p. 53; BIB# 18098
Title Unknown (Country Life) (1939-02)
Reichsadler Glaeser (1916) p. 325; BIB# AI47063