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71.2.48 A
Overall H: 17.8 cm; Base Diam: 9 cm; Rim Diam: 8.4 cm
On Display
about 1765-1770
Primary Description: 
Goblet. Colorless, opaque white lead glass; blown, applied, enameled, gilded. Bucket bowl; the rim gilt; white enamel rococo panels on the side, grasses and other foliage; enclosing rustic scenes in polychrome, pastel enamels, a shepherd and sheep by a large tree in a landscape, with a ruined arch at the left, and the remains of a colonnade in the distance at the right, a lake in the foreground and middle ground, with buildings and a hill in the background; on the reverse, a naturalistic white butterfly lands on a sprig of foliage; straight stem enclosing a single-series opaque white twist (lace twist); conical foot; rough pontil mark.
Roberts, George, Source
In Sparkling Company: Reflections on Glass in the 18th-century British World (2020) illustrated, p. 19 (fig. 7);
Recent Important Acquisitions, 14 (1972) illustrated, cover, frontispiece; BIB# AI97756