Covered Goblet

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Object Name: 
Covered Goblet
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
(a,b) H: 25.2 cm; (a) H: 18.7 cm, D(rim): 9 cm; (b) H: 7.4 cm, D(max): 10 cm
On Display
about 1790-about 1800
Credit Line: 
Gift of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown, cut engraved, zwischengold panel. (a) Large ovoid bowl with gilt rim, and band of gilt oval facets below; engraved military trophies of arms and an eagle grasping lightning framing an inset oval zwischengold panel decorated with a black silhouette of a man (William III of Prussia) wearing an order of the Black Eagle; band of polished faceting at the base of the bowl; facet-cut knop above a cut square spreading foot with polished pontil mark and polished flower on the underside. (b) Domed shape with rounded rim decorated with engraved gilt notching, and inset cylindrical brim; polished rounded panels on top, with a gilt band below; facet-cut baluster finial mounted on an angular merese.
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
Glass Drinking Vessels from the Strauss Collection
Corning Museum of Glass 1955-06-13 through 1955-10-23