Goblet

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Object Name: 
Goblet
Accession Number: 
55.4.34 A
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 22.1 cm; Foot Diam: 12.4 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1793
Web Description: 
This goblet originally had a matching cover.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Thomas, Mrs. Christian, Source
1955-10-19
Category: 
Color: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
1793 / George Trisler
Inscription
body, exterior of bowl Dated 1793 in a circle, enclosing the name
Primary Description: 
Goblet. A clear, gray tinged heavy glass, free blown, tooled and engraved. High conical foot with rough pontil makr; inverted baluster stem with large tear, deep semi-oval bowl resting on a merese. On the exterior of the bowl a wreath of flowers and volutes with the date "1793" in a circle, enclosing the name "George Trisler". Fine scattered bubbles in the glass, 3 very small cracks around the rim, from manufacture.
Bubble to Bottle, Pontil to Prism: Early Glass in Maryland
Venue(s)
Homewood House Museum 2000-01-18 through 2000-05-29
Liquid Refreshment: 2000 Years of Drinks and Drinking Glasses
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1993-04-24 through 1994-12-31
 
Amelung Glass: An Exhibition of Wares from New Bremen, Maryland, including pieces attributed to Amelung and some examples of Stiegel, Pittsburgh, Sandwich, etc., 1750-1875
Venue(s)
Maryland Historical Society
American Antiques and Collectibles (2001) illustrated, p. 265; BIB# 76353
A Catalogue of American Antiques (1990) illustrated, p. 93 (top left); BIB# 69239
John Frederick Amelung and the New Bremen Glassmanufactory (1976) illustrated, pp. 74-75, #13 fig. 32 A-D; BIB# AI6136
Glass terminology: a German-English Glossary (1967) illustrated, pl. VI (left); BIB# 59459
Glass Terminology: a German-English Glossary (1967) illustrated, pl. VI (left); BIB# 141372
In the Museums: Another glass rarity at Corning (Antiques) (1956-03) illustrated, p. 262, left; BIB# AI98439
An Amelung Discovery (1952-12) illustrated, p. 488, left; BIB# AI98440