Covered Goblet

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Object Name: 
Covered Goblet
Accession Number: 
61.3.141
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 26.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1710-1720
Primary Description: 
Colorless, transparent ruby non-lead glasses; blown, enclosed threads, cut, engraved. (a) Tall conical bowl with rounded base; engraved with a continuous view of a large city, inscribed in a ribband above "Die Hoch Furstliche Residentz Stadt Oelse", supported by two putti; on the reverse, a shield containing an eagle and, below, a ribband inscribed "S. IOHANNES"; stem with merese and capstan above a faceted inverted baluster enclosing multiple spiral ruby threads, with a capstan at the base; circular foot with engraved continuous foliate wreath; rough pontil mark. (b) Domed form, with tapered, cut brim; engraved elaborate coat of arms on one side, flanked by palm fronds; on the opposite side, a scrolled plaque engraved "VIVAT/SENATUS POPULUSQUE/OELSNENSIS"; conical, faceted finial enclosing multiple spiral ruby threads, on two mereses; rough pontil mark inside.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Lubin, Edward R., Source
Kuester, H. U., Former Collection
Category: 
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass
Changing Exhibitions Gallery
Title Unknown (Cheekwood, TN)
Venue(s)
Cheekwood 1971 through 1971
 
The Art of Glass; A Masterson Junior Gallery Exhibition
Venue(s)
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston 1970-09-19 through 1970-11-15
Treasures in Glass
Venue(s)
Allentown Art Museum 1966 through 1966
 
Glass of the Alchemists: Lead Crystal-Gold Ruby, 1650-1750 (2008) illustrated, p.198, #46; BIB# 103865
Treasures from The Corning Museum of Glass (1992) illustrated, p. 64, #55; BIB# 35679
Masterpieces of Glass: A World History From The Corning Museum of Glass (1990) illustrated, pp. 148-149, pl. 66; BIB# 33819
Treasures in Glass (1966) illustrated, pp. 39, 41, #59; BIB# 28036
Recent Important Acquisitions, 4 (1962) illustrated, pp. 146-147, #39;