City Museum Bratislava
PhDr. Zuzana Francová
Material and techniques:
transparent blown glass, engraving
height 136 mm, bottom Ø 67 mm, upper Ø 80 mm, thickness of glass ~1 mm
Bohemia, Jizerské hory – area of influence of A. Simm
Former owner: Sonnenschein, Bratislava
1st half of the 19. century
Massive bottom, conical form. There are 7 picture fields, ended on the top by a double arch. Between them are vertical lines. There are pictures of the eye of God in a triangle between the arches. Every of the 7 fields pictures a biblical scene referencing a part of the Lord's prayer.
Our Father in heaven
Father God sitting on a trone, with a crown on His head and with the Earth in His hands.
Hallowed be Your name
Two angels praying facing each other, a pillar that divides them.
Your kingdom come
Nativity - Virgin Mary and st. Joseph in an interior, the baby lies among them. In the background heads of a cow and a donkey.
Your will be done
Jesus praying. On the right side sacral architecture with a high tower.
Give us this day our daily bread
A figure of a man standing, profile view. He relies on a stick. A tree on the right, a hint of landscape.
And forgive us our debts
Peter denying Jesus. A figure of Peter, relying on a stick. He holds a key in his other hand. A rooster is on the left.
And lead us not into temptation
Adam and Eve by the Tree of knowledge, there is the serpent present.
But deliver us from evil
Crucifixion. Jesus on the cross, a tree on the left and on the right side, hilly terain.