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Beaker

Beaker

  • Place of origin:

    Germany (made)
    Nuremberg (decorated)

  • Date:

    1660-1670 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Enamelled glass

  • Museum number:

    1903A-1855

  • Gallery location:

    Glass, Room 131, case 20, shelf 2

The romantic landscape on this drinking beaker is painted in lead-based enamel. This kind of enamelling is similar to painting on stained glass windows. The soft enamel can be fired at a relatively low temperature and allows the artist to paint fine detail.

Physical description

Beaker, enamelled.

Place of Origin

Germany (made)
Nuremberg (decorated)

Date

1660-1670 (made)

Materials and Techniques

Enamelled glass

Marks and inscriptions

JOH. SCHAPER
Makers's mark; signature

Dimensions

Height: 6.7 cm

Descriptive line

Enamelled glass beaker, Germany, 1660-1670, enamelled by Johann Schaper

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Bosch, 1984, no.68

Techniques

Enamelled

Categories

ELISE; Drinking

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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