Alabaster Goblet

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Object Name: 
Alabaster Goblet
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.3.924
Dimensions: 
H: 19.8 cm, D (rim): 10.9 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1840-1850
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Alabaster Goblet. Translucent white ("opaline") non-lead glass; blown, cut, gilt, silvered, enameled. Panel-cut, bell-shaped bowl, with cut rim; gilt lines (one, three, one) on the rim; the paneled sides with delicately gilt, silvered and enameled flowers, foliage and scrolls; panel-cut inverted baluster stem, with gilt, black-and- red enameled band at the top, a band of silver quatrefoils flanked by gold lines at the center, and two gilt lines at the bottom; panel-cut, sloping, octagonal foot with decoration similar to that on the bowl; gilt lines near the edge; the bottom polished flat, with a large polished concave pontil mark at the center.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
1979
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2005-05-19 through 2005-10-30