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Humpen with Double Headed Imperial Eagle

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Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass

Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass

Referred to as a Reichsadler Humpen, this work is enameled with the Double Headed Imperial Eagle as a symbol of the Holy Roman Empire. The wings display 56 armorial shields representing the various territories of the Empire.

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  • Title: Humpen with Double Headed Imperial Eagle
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date: 1646
  • Location: Bohemia
  • Physical Dimensions: w11.5 x h30 cm
  • Type: Germanic Glass, Humpen
  • External Link: Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass
  • Medium: Enameled and gilded glass
  • Object ID: GG 1979.23.103
  • Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Ernst Mahler

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