18 May 1999
Dated 1619, probably Bohemian
Cylindrical, of pale green tint and enamelled in colours, the rim with white dot ornament and traces of gilding above the inscription DAS/m.HEILIGE/m.ROMISCH/m.REICH/m.MIT/m.SAMPTS/m.SEINEN/m.GLIEDER above the crowned Imperial double-headed eagle displaying the arms of the Quatriones Imperii on its wings, the reverse with the date 1619, the applied footrim with white dash ornament (slight wear to enamels)
12 in. (30.5 cm.) high
Schloss Schleiz, Thuringia.
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For a similar example, dated 1608, see Axel von Saldern German Enameled Glass (New York, 1965), p. 269, no. 17.
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