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Object Name Tankard
Catalog Number 1908.02.24A
Accession number 1908.02.01-
Dimensions H-6.875 W-6 Dia-3.5 inches
Diameter (in) 3.5
Height (in) 6.875
Width (in) 6
Description Clear hand blown glass tankard with handle. Simple flower border delicately etched just below the rim. Under this is a labeled mountain range, under the mountains is a blank oval is an etched Byzantine style Silesian town with a different name above each. The lower third of the tankard bulges out from the main portion and is decorated by vertical depressions cut into the glass exterior. The handle is attached 1 1/2 inches from the top and curves to connect just above the base. The handle sits between two columns of four ovals etched in the glass. The labels read- "Riesen Gebringe" for the mountains, and the towns are labeled, "Huschberg" and " Weirmbrun" The base of the tankard is about 1/2 inches thick, slightly uneven.
Credit line Gift Of Susanna Kriebel Schultz