Covered Goblet (Pokal)

Object Name: 
Covered Goblet (Pokal)

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Object Name: 
Covered Goblet (Pokal)
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 32.7 cm; (a) Goblet H: 22.2 cm; Rim Diam (max): 7.9 cm; Foot Diam (max): 8.9 cm
On Display
about 1890
Primary Description: 
Covered Goblet (Pokal). Clear glass; few wear marks at foot; free-blown, cut, gilt and enameled (Schwarzlotmalerei). (a) The plain conical foot supports the inverted baluster stem bordered by cushion-like disks and surmounted by a thistle-shaped bowl; the upper part of the bowl is cut in panels, the lower part is faceted and separated from the other part by two rings, the stem has panels and its upper part is faceted; the bottom of the foot finally shows a concentric band of broad alternating with narrow flutes, the rim has broken panels and the finial is faceted and paneled like the stem; enameled decoration: on the bowl two panels in black, light grey and gold, one showing a Chinese couple, the other a Chinese man; the rest of the bowl, stem and foot are covered with "rococo" ornaments, i.e. tendrils, volutes, geometric bands, blossoms and birds; the rim of the foot, the disks of the stem, a ring around the bowl and the rim of the bowl are gilt. (b) Set-in domed cover with a high finial resting on a disk; the cover has panels; enameled decoration: cover is covered with "rococo" ornaments as on (a). The colors are black and gold; disk of the cover is gilt.
Rosenberg and Stiebel, Source
Countess Waldstein, Former Collection
Neuburg, F., Former Collection
J. Paul Getty Museum 2007-10-18 through 2008-01-14
Corning Museum of Glass 2008-02-15 through 2008-05-27
Corning Museum of Glass 2005-05-19 through 2005-10-30
Modern Glass Inspired By Ancient Rome (2008-02-22) illustrated, p. 2;
Ecouri ale Romei antice in sticlaria moderna (2008) illustrated, p. 87, right; BIB# AI97179