Covered Goblet

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Object Name: 
Covered Goblet
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
54.3.104
Dimensions: 
(a&b) H: 43.2 cm; (a) H: 27.1 cm; D (rim): 11.1 cm, (foot): 11.7 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1860
Primary Description: 
Clear glass with opaque white and blue overlay; pressed, cut and acid-etched. (a) Flanged and domed foot, stem consisting of a concave part, truncated inverted baluster, a disk and a stemmed double disk which supports the funnel bowl; (b) the set-in cover with thick flange is doubly domed, with a "waisted" middle part, and a ball knob ending in an obelisk; the white and blue overlay is cut in a geometric overall pattern: half moons, panels, flutes, rings, disks, stars, etc.; stem and finial hexagonal through cutting; on the bowl an acid-etched blue and white panel with a blue frame, showing a young woman with a book, sitting on a wall and looking down, in the background trees and bushes.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Wisecarver, George S., Source
Mystery of Alchemy and its Influence Explored at The Corning Museum of Glass (2008-06) illustrated
Glasets primadonner (1997-07) illustrated, p. 68;
The many facets of Victorian glass (1993-10) p. 120;
Treasures from The Corning Museum of Glass (1992) illustrated, p. 78, #70; BIB# 35679
Vetri, gionelti, smalti, tabacchiere (1981) illustrated, p. 57; BIB# 30910