Covered Goblet

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Object Name: 
Covered Goblet
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
75.3.178
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 40 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1900
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown, mold-blown, engraved, diamond point engraving. (a) Round funnel bowl; engraved band of flowers and dots below the rim; engraved imperial crowned eagle bearing a shield on its breast, with heraldic eagle and coat of arms, laurel fronds at either side, tied with a ribbon below; on the reverse, engraved gothic letter monogram "GL", with oak sprays at either side, and inscribed "Weihnachten/1900" with light diamond-point scrollwork; stem with three disks above a hollow inverted baluster with engraved band of flowers and dots, two disks, another similar inverted baluster, and three disks at the base; domed foot with engraved foliate band; polished pontil mark. (b) Domed form with engraved foliate band; rounded shoulder, with molded bulbous rib below, and tapered brim; engraved band of flowers and dots on the shoulder; ground rim; hollow pointed ovoid finial with flat top, engraved flowers and dots; on three disks; no pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss, Jerome, Source