Covered Goblet

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Object Name: 
Covered Goblet
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 34.7 cm; Rim Diam: 9.9 cm; Foot Diam: 14.3 cm
On Display
about 1700-1720
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Colorless, transparent red, and gold-flecked red. Blown, cut. Goblet with tapered, panel-cut bowl. Stem consists of capstan above faceted ovoid knop, capstan, facet-cut inverted baluster, ovoid base knop, and capstan. Large blown foot with rough pontil mark. Domed cover has inset rim and is panel-cut, with nipped red and gold-flecked red stripes. Double merese below facet-cut finial made up of ball knop, baluster, and flattened knop, with red and gold-flecked red spiral threads; rough pontil mark.
Polak, Albert, Former Collection
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
Corning Museum of Glass
Changing Exhibitions Gallery
Glass Drinking Vessels from the Strauss Collection
Corning Museum of Glass 1955-06-13 through 1955-10-23
Alchemists' Experiments Changed Glassmaking (2008-06-25) illustrated BIB# AI76140
CMOG to Unveil New Exhibit (2008-06-25) illustrated
Glass of the Alchemists: Lead Crystal-Gold Ruby, 1650-1750 (2008) illustrated, pp. 258-259, #86; BIB# 103865
Glass of the Alchemists: Lead Crystal - Gold Ruby, 1650-1750 (2008) illustrated, p. 5; BIB# AI101015
Treasures from The Corning Museum of Glass (1992) illustrated, p. 62, #54; BIB# 35679