"A glass of this type [free-blown colorless glass with applied decoration] appears to be represented in the famous Codex Manesse, an extensive compendium of late medieval ballads and epigrammatic poetry that was compiled between 1300 and 1340 in Zürich." From The Cloisters' In Season blog; click through to read more.
Manesse Codex is a book copied & illustrated between 1305 & 1340 in Zürich. It contains love songs in Middle High German by important poets, several of whom were famous rulers. The Codex Manesse portrays fearless knights & coy maidens engaged in hunting & fighting as well as courtly intrigues. Within these small paintings, dogs occasionaly appear. The manuscript was compiled at the request of the Manesse family as an attempt to record the major figures of the minnesang - the German tradition...