Covered Goblet

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Object Name: 
Covered Goblet
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 37.5 cm; Rim Diam: 12.3 cm; Base Diam: 13.9 cm
On Display
about 1700-1720
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown, engraved. (a) Large conical bowl with rounded base; deeply engraved scene of three nude women, one holding a shield, another two birds, an old woman with snakes in her hair and in her hand; an old, gnarled tree in the background; stem with rounded disk, flattened hollow ball knop, disk, hollow inverted baluster, and basal disk; large, circular foot with engraved laurel wreath; rough pontil mark on the underside of the foot and inside the bowl. (b) Dome shape with cut, tapered brim; engraved continuous landscape; pointed ovoid finial with large air bubble, mounted on a disk; rough pontil mark inside.
Neumeister KG, Source
Corning Museum of Glass
Changing Exhibitions Gallery
Glass of the Alchemists: Lead Crystal-Gold Ruby, 1650-1750 (2008) illustrated, pp. 220-223, #62; BIB# 103865
Recent Important Acquisitions, 15 (1973) illustrated, p. 192, #31; BIB# AI91004