Tumbler

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Object Name: 
Tumbler
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
54.3.247
Dimensions: 
H: 9.4 cm, D (rim): 6.2 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1814
Primary Description: 
Clear glass; wear marks; free-blown, cut, gilded and enameled. Cylindrical body; cut diamond frieze at bottom; multicolored portrait of Alexander I of Russia (green uniform, red collar, blue scarf) in a silverstained medallion surrounded by two green branches; on the other side the golden inscription: "Wer wird nicht Alexandern hier mit Lorbeern gern umwinden? - Hilft er nicht auch mit Thaetigkeit den Frieden uns zu gruenden? - Vivat."; on the bottom the red signature: "A: K:"; gilded rim.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Rubner, Marianne, Source
Herzfelder, Ernest, Former Collection
Mohn & Kothgasser (2009) illustrated, p. 361; BIB# 101944
Kothgasser, Mohn und die Wiener Porzellanmanufaktur. Part 2 (1983) illustrated, pp. 879-880, fig. 58;
Biedermeier-Glaser (1981) pl. 8, fig. 178; BIB# 30440
Glaser der Empire- und Biedermeierzeit (1923) pp. 119-200; p. 188 ff.; BIB# 25652
Leo Schlidlof's Kunstauktionhaus (Coll. Ernst Herzfelder) (1921-04-07) #382, with pl.;