5-piece Goblet with Cover

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5-piece Goblet with Cover

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Object Name: 
5-piece Goblet with Cover
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OH: 124 cm; (a) H: 30 cm, D (rim): 23.1 cm; (b) H: 7.3 cm, W (rim): 12 cm; (c) H: 36.1 cm
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Pale amethyst-tinted and pale blue non-lead glass; blown, molded, gilt. (a) Tapered, circular form with rounded base, applied gadrooning at base; threaded cylindrical brass shank at the bottom. (b) Ribbed, cylindrical form, open at both ends, with two applied leaf-like "wings". (c) Flat, disk-shape; cylindrical, interior-threaded brass collar at top; circular, spirally ribbed form with applied, pincered, fins on the outside, spirally ribbed loops on inside, with gilt purplish and turquoise flowers at rim; trailing on inside; threaded brass shank at bottom. (d) Hollow, ribbed, flattened sphere with holes in both faces; applied gilt, purplish and turquoise "berry" prunts on the side; square paper label with perforated edges, printed in red: "M.Q. TESTOLI[...] VENEZ[IA]" and inscribed "4" in ink. (e) Tall form, with internally-threaded cylindrical brass collar at top, above a red-shaped element, and hollow baluster stem with applied pincered leaves and gilt purplish and turquoise flowers; reel-shaped element at bottom; folded, conical foot with rough pontil mark on underside. (f) Gilt, purplish, petal-formed finial, mounted on reel-shaped element and pad; domed form with rounded flange and tapered rim; rough pontil mark on inside.
Strasser, Rudolf von, Source
Flowers Which Clothe the Meadows
Corning Museum of Glass 1978-04-26 through 1978-10-21