Covered Goblet

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Object Name: 
Covered Goblet
Accession Number: 
(a&b) H: 34 cm; (a) H: 24.3 cm, D (rim): 12.2 cm, (foot): 11.4 cm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Clear heavy glass; free-blown, cut and engraved. (a) Conical spreading foot with pontil mark, solid composit stem consisting of an inverted baluster resting on a hemispherical knop and surmounted by two other knops, bell bowl; (b) set-in cover with domed center supporting the finial consisting of a truncated inverted baluster with a pear-shaped top; cut decoration: scalloped foot, top of foot faceted, faceted stem, arches above panels at bottom of bowl, arch-like frieze below rim, top of cover and the finial faceted; engraved decoration: on the bowl a pair of coats-of-arms (a boat, and bar with tree crowns) with a royal crown above it, framed by five pairs of coats-of-arms with the inscriptions: "NAHUYS TEENGS, V.WALLENDAL TEENGS, NAHUYS D'ST.AMANT GLAUS HONTINGH, NAHUYS BONN."; an inscription on top reads: "VRINDSCHAP IS ONS' GROOTSTE VREUGD. VRINDSCHAP HEEFT ONS STEED VERHEUGD; VRINDSCHAP KON GENOEGEN GEEVEN; VRINDSCHAP DEED ONS VROLYK LEEVEN; VRINDSCHAP GROOTST GESCHENK DER GOON, HEEFT DIT BOOT OOK AENGEBOON; DENK DUS OM UW TROUWE VRINDEN, WAER G'U IMMER MOOGT BEVINDEN."; the other side bears the inscription: "GEEN ZEEMAN BLYFT ALTOOS REGENT, DIT'S UZO WEL ALS MY GEBLEEKEN, EERST ZATEN WY AEN'T BOVEN ENDT, NU TELT MEN ONS WEER BY DE LEEKEN; DAN'T ZY DE KANS ZIG NOG EENS WENDT, OF DAT Z'IN EENS AL IS VERKEEKEN, ZO LANG DIT GLAS BLYFT ONGESCHENDT, EN DAT GY ZORGE DRAEGT VOOR'T BREEKEN, ALTROK GY DAN TOT'S WEERELDS ENDT, ZALD'EENSGEZINDHYD TOT U SPREEKEN."; on the pontil mark in diamond point: "J. Sang 1769".
Dantzig, M. M. van, Source