Covered Goblet

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Object Name: 
Covered Goblet
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.3.275
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 34.3 cm; Rim Diam: 11.3 cm; Base Diam: 11.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1720
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown, engraved. (a) Large round funnel bowl with engraved continuous landscape, including a battle scene, with three mounted horsemen firing pistols at one another, with a ruin on the opposite side; formal strapwork border below; tall stem composed of three mereses above a flattened ball knop, a merese and capstan, a large hollow inverted baluster, a flattened knop, two mereses, and a capstan; large circular disk foot with engraved scrolls and foliate swags, and the signature "Killinger fecit" in diamond-point script near the base of the stem; rough pontil mark. (b) Domed shape with folded rim and inset flange; engraved ribbon-edged panels, with sprays of foliage, two also with scenes of combat between pairs of mounted horsemen; multiple merese below a flattened knop and panel-cut pointed ovoid finial; rough pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen, Former Collection
Strauss, Jerome, Source
Category: 
Color: 
Technique: 
Glass Drinking Vessels from the Strauss Collection
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1955-06-13 through 1955-10-23
Important Acquisitions from the Strauss Collection (1980) illustrated, p. 108, #29;