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Spirit flask

Spirit flask

  • Place of origin:

    Bohemia (possibly, made)
    Saxony (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    probably 17th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Enamelled glass, mounted with a pewter cap

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Miss Amy E. Tomes

  • Museum number:

    C.454&A-1940

  • Gallery location:

    Glass, Room 131, case 73, shelf 1 []

Place of Origin

Bohemia (possibly, made)
Saxony (possibly, made)

Date

probably 17th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Enamelled glass, mounted with a pewter cap

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed 'Süch mein/ hindlein mitbegir/ des hirsches schweif/ wollen haben wir' (enamelled)

Dimensions

Height: 15.9 cm, Width: 9.5 cm maximum

Descriptive line

Spirit flask and cap, Central Europe, probably Bohemia or Saxony, 1650-1799.

Labels and date

Painted on purple-brown glass with a hare on its hind legs directing a hound on a lead []

Production Note

Tony North 16-12-1992: mount O.K.

Subjects depicted

Hound; Hare

Categories

Glass

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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