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H: 11.3 cm; D (rim): 7.5 cm, (base): 6.7 cm
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Clear glass with few bubbles; few wear marks; free-blown, cut and gilt with enameled and gilt set-in medallion. Slightly conical body; a hoop has been cut off the rim, another off the bottom, the latter being replaced by a ring with an incorporated twisted waveband, gold on red; the set-in medallion shows an elderly man, turned to the left, in a grey coat with golden buttons, against a greenish-grey background and surrounded by a leaf-ornament band, gold on red; on the golden rim at the bottom a small "8"; on the reverse side the inscription engraved in a gold leaf: "Verfertigt zu Gutenbrunn im Fuernbergischen grossen Weinspergwald 1792. Von Mildner" (Made in the Fuernbergischen big Weinspergforest 1792. By Mildner.); the medallion is surrounded by a band of small cut flutes.
Blumka, Leopold, Source
Schafranek, Bertha, Former Collection
A Connoisseur's Guide to Antique Glass (1999) illustrated, p. 70; BIB# 67965
Conservation Problems of Zwischengoldglas (1980) illustrated, pp. 17-18, figs. 6-7; BIB# AI9442
Treasures in Glass (1966) p. 56, #105; BIB# 28036
Mildner glasses in America (1957-03) pp. 260-263, ill. p. 261;
Glaser der Empire- und Biedermeierzeit (1923) P. 325; BIB# 25652