Covered Goblet

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Object Name: 
Covered Goblet
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Overall H: 50.1 cm, Diam: 18 cm
On Display
about 1856-1857
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown, cut, engraved and stained. Bell-shape bowl, cut in vertical panels; shield-shape cartouche on front has copper-wheel engraved view of "THE NEW CAPITOL WASHINGTON" with foliage and figures in front, all surrounded by scrolls; reverse has seven polished circles arranged in a circle with ivy leaves trailing between; front and back panels and edges of cutting have been stained with red; applied stem with one large knop above inverted baluster, applied domed foot cut in eight scallops. Hollow cover has tall finial cut in panels above mushroom knob and bell-shape bowl with rim folded in and cut and polished on edge.
Collector's Sales & Service, Source
The Corning Museum of Glass: A Decade of Glass Collecting 1990-1999 (2000) illustrated, p. 28, #24, top right; BIB# 65446
Glasses Engraved with American Views (1994-07) illustrated, p. 84, pl. XI; BIB# AI33194
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1993 (1994) p. 6, bottom, ill.; BIB# AI95182
Recent Important Acquisitions, 36 (1994) illustrated, p. 113, #19; BIB# AI33896