Goblet (Pokal)

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Object Name: 
Goblet (Pokal)
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
H: 26.9 cm, D(rim): 10.9 cm, (foot) 11.9 cm
On Display
about 1736-1738
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown, cut, engraved. Large, round-funnel bowl, with cut facets at the base; sides with engraved decoration: at the rim, a scalloped border with stylized foliage alternating with balls, above a band with polished oval and circular facets; the Russian Order of Saint Andrew the First-called and chains engraved on the sides, on one side the imperial arms of Russia (crowned double-headed eagle, a shield depicting St. George slaying the dragon on its breast), the other a saltire cross with figure of a man in the center, the ends inscribed "S A P R" (Sanctus Andreas Protector Russiae); the chains formed of imperial eagles, circular medallions bearing saltire crosses inscribed "S A P R", and crowned trophy shields inscribed with the mirror monogram "A I"; two mereses at the base of the bowl, above a flattened hollow ball knop decorated with cut facets, above two mereses, a facet-cut hollow inverted baluster stem, and basal mereses; circular foot with engraved border matching that at the rim; rough pontil mark.
State Museum of Pennsylvania, Source
Recent Important Acquisitions, 33 (1991) illustrated, p. 100, #11; BIB# AI27386