Goblet or Vase

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Object Name: 
Goblet or Vase
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.4.353
Dimensions: 
H: 14 cm; D (rim): 10.6 cm, (foot): 8.9 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1839
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown and engraved. Bell-shaped bowl engraved on one side with a floral motif and on the other with elaborate script initials "TDJ" above two birds and the date "1839"; applied hollow stem enclosing a silver coin which had Columbia in a Liberty cap and "1831" on the face and an eagle with "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA" above and "25c" below; polished pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss, Jerome (1893-1978), Source
Color: 
Technique: 
Some 19th Century Glasses from the Strauss Collection (1981-03) illustrated, fig. 10, p. 39; BIB# AI8566
American Glass in the Jerome Strauss Collection (1980-08) fig. 5, p. 276; BIB# AI9966