Goblet

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Object Name: 
Goblet
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
56.3.89
Dimensions: 
H: 21 cm; D (rim): 7.9 cm, (foot): 9.4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1730-1740
Primary Description: 
Clear glass with minute bubbles; free-blown and cut, with sandwiched enameled gold- and silver-leaf decoration ("Zwischengold glas"). Spreading foot with slight pontil mark, stemmed inverted baluster stem surmounted by a solid flattened and cushioned knop, deep funnel bowl; bowl is paneled except for bottom, knop and upper baluster are faceted, lower baluster is paneled, ring of ovals alternating with notches on foot; bowl walled and cemented below rim - with rim section belonging to inner bowl -, containing a bear hunt with two hunters (one mounted on a horse), three dogs and one bear in multicolored (red, green, brown) enamel on silver-foil, gold foil ornamental border below rim, acanthus wreath around lower bowl and a square formed by acanthus and central checker board motif at bottom of bowl.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Kunsthaus Lempertz, Cologne, Source
1956
Conservation Problems of Zwischengoldglas (1980) illustrated, p. 15, figs. 2-3; p. 22, fig. 13; p. 17 ff.; BIB# AI9442