Goblet

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Object Name: 
Goblet
Accession Number: 
79.3.1002
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 17.3 cm; Rim Diam: 10.4 cm; Foot Diam: 11.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1675-1699
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Web Description: 
The baton and cap were the insignia of the princes of Brandenburg, who were entitled to elect the emperor.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
1979
Category: 
Color: 
Material: 
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown, cut, engraved. Conical bowl, with engraved shield containing a baton, with Elector's cap above, flanked by sprays of foliage tied below with a ribbon; flanked by vertical rows of polished circular facets, with two panels of stylized flowering plants on the reverse; three disks above an inverted baluster stem; swelling at the bottom; large conical foot; rough pontil mark.
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass
Changing Exhibitions Gallery
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