Goblet

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Object Name: 
Goblet
Accession Number: 
79.2.63
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 19.4 cm; Rim Diam: 7.7 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1765-1770
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown, enameled, gilt. Ogee bowl with gilt rim; enameled red and yellow foliate rococo frame on one side, enclosing white enameled inscription "LIBERTY / & / Clavering / For Ever."; on the reverse a fruiting vine in white enamel; straight stem enclosing a double-series opaque white twist (multi-ply spiral band encircling two spiral threads); conical foot; rough pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
1979-03-22
Category: 
Color: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
LIBERTY / & / Clavering / For Ever
Inscription
enameled on bowl white
English Glass from the Strauss Collection (1980-04) illustrated, pp. 311, 313, fig. 3, cover; BIB# AI7962
European Glass (1926) illustrated, pl. 101, fig. B; pp.92-93; BIB# 27817