Goblet

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Object Name: 
Goblet
Accession Number: 
82.3.78
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 16.4 cm; Rim Diam: 7.9 cm; Foot Diam: 9.7 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1700-1725
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. K. F. Landegger
Primary Description: 
Goblet. Colorless, transparent blue and gold-flecked ruby non-lead glasses; blown, cut, engraved; pewter. Conical bowl, covered with polished engraving: three wreathed roundels, one with three men (a trumpeter, a drummer, and another) with a city in the left background, drapery above; table covered with an elaborate table cloth, set with a large urn of flowers, and two covered goblets, a chair at the left side; and a scene of a man and woman, the woman offering a heart to the man in her outstretched left hand; pairs of facing, winged grotesques and elaborate floral swags between each panel; elaborate floral border at the bottom, engraved over panel faceting; merese above a faceted ovoid knop enclosing spiral threads of blue and gold-flecked ruby, merese and straight section below, spreading into a disc on the top of the foot; conical foot, covered with a domed pewter foot, ending in a zig-zag border on the inside, a turned incised ring near the rim; open on the underside to reveal a rough pontil mark on the glass foot.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Landegger, Lena (Mrs. K. F.), Source
1982-12-15
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass
Changing Exhibitions Gallery
Baroque Influences on the Form and Decoration of Glass (2014) illustrated, pp. 42-43; BIB# 142141
Glass of the Alchemists: Lead Crystal-Gold Ruby, 1650-1750 (2008) illustrated, pp. 206-207, #51; BIB# 103865