Covered Goblet

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Object Name: 
Covered Goblet
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 44.6 cm; Rim Diam: 10.7 cm
On Display
about 1680-1700
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Jerome Strauss
Web Description: 
Large goblets, engraved with family coats of arms, were proudly displayed in the public reception rooms of castles and palaces.
Strauss, Jerome (1893-1978), Source
Dessau Castle, Former Collection
Neuberg, Frederick, Former Collection
Primary Description: 
Colorless and transparent dark green non-lead glasses; blown, engraved. (a) Large green bucket bowl with rounded base; engraved on one side with an elaborate coat of arms, on the opposite side an elaborately scrolled inscription "Aúgúst dem Held zu Sachssen/muss nie kein Leid zú wachssen"; tall colorless stem composed of two discs above a hollow cylindrical section, two discs, hollow flattened ball, two discs, hollow cylinder, two discs, hollow inverted baluster, and two discs; colorless circular foot with folded rim and engraved foliate wreath; rough pontil mark. (b) Domed green shape with folded rim and inset brim, with engraved wreath of foliage with polished berries; tall colorless finial composed of a berry-prunted hollow inverted baluster, above two discs, hollow flattened ball knop, two discs, hollow cylindrical section, and two discs; rough pontil mark on the inside of the cover.
The Fragile Art: Extraordinary Objects from The Corning Museum of Glass
Park Avenue Armory 2009-01-23 through 2009-02-01
The 55th Annual Winter Antiques Show
Glass Drinking Vessels from the Strauss Collection
Corning Museum of Glass 1955-06-13 through 1955-10-23
The Yearning for Venetian Glass: Beauty that Traversed Oceans and Time (2011) illustrated, p. 13, fig. 6;