African Goblet

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Object Name: 
Covered Goblet Engraved with Continent of Africa
Title: 
African Goblet
Accession Number: 
99.3.37 B
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 44.0 cm; Foot Diam: 16.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1710-1725
Primary Description: 
Covered Goblet Engraved with Continent of Africa. Colorless glass, blown, cut, engraved. Covered goblet, the baluster stem, base of the bowl and finial of the lid cut, and the bowl engraved with allegory of the African Continent after 16th century design.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Rudigier-Ruckert, Gertrud, Former Collection
1999-11-23
Category: 
Material: 
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass
Changing Exhibitions Gallery
Glass of the Alchemists: Lead Crystal-Gold Ruby, 1650-1750 (2008) illustrated, pp. 288-291, #111; BIB# 103865
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1999 (2000) p. 15;
The Corning Museum of Glass: A Decade of Glass Collecting 1990-1999 (2000) illustrated, pp. 15, 18, #11; BIB# 65446