Silvered Goblet with Custom Case

Object Name: 
Silvered Goblet with Custom Case

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Object Name: 
Silvered Goblet with Custom Case
Accession Number: 
(a) Goblet H: 18 cm, Diam (max): 9.1 cm; (b) Custom Case H: 12 cm, W: 23.8 cm, D: 13.5 cm
Not on Display
(a) probably 1870-1880
(b) probably 1870-1880
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dwight and Lorri Lanmon
Primary Description: 
Silvered Goblet with Custom Case. (a) Colorless glass, silver leaf; blown, hot-worked, applied, iridized. Goblet with conical bowl and tall stem consisting of a blown ovoid shape flanked by two waisted avolio structures. Goblet bowl is thin-walled and of tapered form with a rounded bottom and slightly uneven rim which may suggest that it was cut with shears; exterior of bowl is smooth and interior is slightly dimpled. Goblet bowl is double-layered and encases a metallic, silver leaf between two fused layers of glass; yellow swirl in wall of bowl. Foot rim is folded underneath; rough pontil marks underneath the foot and inside the bowl; goblet has a slightly iridescent surface. (b) Black leather, wood, metal fittings, blue satin; assembled. Rectangular wood box covered with black leather. Box has hinged top, metal fittings, and custom depression to hold goblet. Interior of box fitted with faded blue satin lining.
Lanmon, Dwight P. (American, b. 1938), Source
Lanmon, Lorri (American, b. 1932), Source
Bryan, John H., Former Collection
Ffooks, O. O., Former Collection
Smith, Walter F., Former Collection
Arthur Churchill (Glass) Ltd., Former Collection
Sinclair Collection, Former Collection
Sheppard, Christopher (d. 2015), Former Collection
Painted (a) on foot of goblet covered with clear topcoat
Glass Matters: Joint Publication of the Glass Association and the Glass Circle (2018) illustrated, Issue no. 2 (July 2018) pp. 7-9; BIB# 718880
A Remarkable Iridescent Goblet with a Double-Walled, Silvered Bowl: 17th- or 19th-Century? (2017) illustrated, p. 286 (left and right); BIB# AI104494
Corning Museum Adds Major Works of Glass, Library Collections (2016) illustrated, p. 317 (#12, bottom); BIB# AI102876
Fine glass and paperweights (Bonhams) (2015-05-20) Lot 19; BIB# 144465
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 2015 (2015) illustrated, p. 46; BIB# 706294
British and continental glass, including paperweights (2002) Lot 485;
Glass Through the Ages (Revised) (1959) p. 153, pl. 53a; BIB# 65361
Glass Through the Ages (1st Ed.) (1948) p. 119, pl. 31a; BIB# 18668