Covered Pokal

Notice of Upcoming Content and Access Change

The Museum is working on the future of our online collections access. A new version will be available later in 2023. During this transition period, the current version of the Collections Browser may have reduced functionality and data may be not be updated. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. For any questions or concerns, please contact us.

What is AAT?

The Art & Architecture Thesaurus (AAT) (r) is a structured vocabulary for generic concepts related to art and architecture. It was developed by The Getty Research Institute to help research institutions become consistent in the terminology they use.Learn More

Object Name: 
Covered Pokal
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
(a&b) H: 43.8 cm; (a) H: 30.5 cm; D (rim): 16.2 cm, (foot): 14.5 cm
On Display
Primary Description: 
Clear glass; free-blown and engraved. (a) Domed foot with pontil mark, composite stem consisting of an inverted baluster with tear, a flattened stemmed knop with a circlet of tears, and a spool (stem between knop and spool broken and repaired with a metal collar; section of stem missing ?), deep straight-sided tapering bowl; (b) set-in domed cover with finial consisting of three knops decreasing in diameter towards pointed top, circlet of tears in bottom knop; engraved decoration: on the bowl a combination of four coats-of-arms with the names: "H: TEMMING, C:E: VAN DERLITH, C:E:H: ACHEUSSES, J: RAYE", on the reverse a long inscription framed by two branches: PRAE NOBILI AC BENE NATAE DOMINAE DOMINAE CHARLOTTAE ELISABETHAE VAN DER LITH, TRIUM GUTERNATORUM COLONIAE SURINAMIENSIS, RIPARUM, EIUSDEMQUE SUBALTERNARUM REGIONUM, ATQUE IBIDEM MILITUM PRAEFECTORUM, VIDUAE INSIGNI, HIC CONSECRATUR CRATER, PER BENEVOLUM A C OBIENTISSIMUM FAMULUM; W:O:R. FECIT 1741"; on the cover three putti with a horn-of-plenty beneath a radiant sun with "Godfather's Eye" at center on the reverse an inscription: "TER CONJUX, MATERQUE TRIUM, ABSQUE MARITO FACTA, REGIT SOBOLEM, ET BLANDITUR LUMINE PROLI".
Kunsthaus Lempertz, Cologne, Source
Glasets primadonner (1997-07) illustrated, p. 67;
Masterpieces of Glass: A World History From The Corning Museum of Glass (1990) illustrated, pp. 152-153, pl. 68; BIB# 33819
De Glasgraveur Willem Otto Robart (1696-1750) (1980) pp. 167-177, ill. p. 171;
A Remarkable Goblet for a Remarkable Woman (1959) illustrated, pp. 83-85, fig. 1; BIB# AI56173