After a Design by Augustin Hirschvogel (German, 1503–1553)
Colorless glass, silver stain, vitreous paint, and cold enamel
Diam. 9 1/2 in. (24.1 cm)
The Cloisters Collection, 1979 (1979.185)
Hiding behind a large board, a bird catcher frightens quail at the sight of a painted steer, thus compelling the anxious birds toward his elaborate net. Part of a series of roundels based on drawings of different types of hunt, the glass may have been intended for a hunting lodge or estate.