Goblet

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Object Name: 
Goblet
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
65.3.84
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 20 cm; Top Diam: 7.62 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1700
Credit Line: 
Gift of John H. Schuelein-Steel
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown, engraved. Tapered, straight- sided, bucket bowl, with rounded base; engraved decoration on the sides, including an engraved double band of stylized foliage, with two parallel lines, a wide band filled with an undulating horizontal spray of foliage and flowers, and wiggly lines at the bottom, on either side of a straight line; complex knopped stem, with a merese and capstan above a flattened ball knop, a merese and capstan, a hollow inverted baluster with basal flaring, a merese, and a capstan; sloping, circular foot; rough pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Schuelein-Steel, John H., Source
Color: 
Technique: 
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass
Changing Exhibitions Gallery
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