Goblet with Animals

Object Name: 
Goblet with Animals

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Object Name: 
Goblet with Animals
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Surviving H: 5 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Colorless. Blown and relief-cut. Goblet with bowl shaped like truncated cone. Lower wall straight and tapering to broad horizontal flange, below which it curves down and in, and joins very short solid stem; foot hollow and probably conical; no pontil mark. Wall above flange decorated in relief with frieze of three very similar animals shown in profile, running from right to left. Each animal has round head with small mouth, and eye in form of countersunk dot, long pointed ear, body decorated with raised spiral motif, one short front leg and one short back leg, both with round foot, and tail. All three animals have hatched feet and notched outlines.
Strauss, Jerome (1893-1978), Source
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, pp. 206-206, #347; BIB# 113723