Elector Glass

German
dated 1625


Object Place: Europe, Germany

Dimensions

26.67 cm (10 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

58.1015

Medium or Technique

Glass, enamel decoration

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Glass

Cylindrical with molding at base and pointed domed bottom, enameled in opaque colors. In two rows of panels, ermine and red robed Electors (spiritual, Treves, Cologne and Mayence; temporal, Palatinate, Saxony and Brandenburg) and Emperor on white horses, four at top, three below with black double-headed eagle. Inscriptions in German.

Provenance

A. Vecht, Amsterdam; 1958, sold by A. Vecht to the MFA for $400.00 (Accession Date: November 13, 1958)

Credit Line

Seth K. Sweetser Fund