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Joke Glass (Scherzgefäss):Head of figure
Joke Glass (Scherzgefäss):Head of figure
The man's head is connected to a tube that extends through his body. His nose is an open hole, and a tiny straw extends from his thorax. The drinker would have sucked an alcoholic beverage from this straw.


Unknown
German or Dutch, 1600s
Free-blown pale green glass with applied decoration and silver mounts
13 1/4 x 3 5/8 in.
84.DK.520