Reliquary Goblet

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Object Name: 
Reliquary Goblet
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Overall H: 28.6 cm; Rim Diam: 6.4 cm; Foot Diam: 10.6 cm
On Display
Primary Description: 
Reliquary Goblet. Colorless, translucent blue. Blown; applied, tooled. Goblet: Tall cylindrical bowl with fire-polished rim and flat base with projecting flange; joined by glue-bit to flattened mold-blown knop with three applied prunts in aqua blue glass atop merese and short, solid stem; attached by glue-bit to shallow, blown foot with infolded rim and pontil mark. This vessel is presumably missing domed lid. Cover: domed, with flanged rim; surmounted by merese and flattened mold-blown ribs knop with three applied prunts of translucent blue glass; above, another merese, and star-shaped finial with nine points and applied prunt of translucent blue glass at center. Vessel stem knop: 12 ribs Lid knop: 18 ribs Vessel and lid do not belong together.
Gros & Delettrez, Source
El Greco to Velazquez: Art During the Reign of Philip III
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 2008-04-13 through 2008-07-27
Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University 2008-08-22 through 2008-11-09