Covered Goblet

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Object Name: 
Covered Goblet
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 24.9 cm; Rim Diam: 12.6 cm; Foot Diam: 12.4 cm
On Display
about 1700-1725
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown, cut, engraved. (a) Large ovoid bowl with cut panels at the top and bottom; engraved continuous scene of mermaids, and sea goddesses, with polished bands of "water" below; stem composed of a disk above a panel-cut conical knop, a disk, a panel-cut inverted baluster, and a basal disk; spreading circular foot, panel-cut, and decorated with engraved scrolls and leaves; rough pontil mark. (b) Domed, circular shape with cut, tapered, inset flange; panel-cut at top and bottom, with an engraved scroll and foliage band matching that on the base of (a); facet-cut finial composed of a true baluster at top, a disk, a flattened ball knop; and a disk; rough pontil mark.
Strauss, Jerome, Source
Masterpieces of European and American Glass
Suntory Museum of Art 1981-10 through 1981-11
Engraved Glass of Western Europe
Brooklyn Museum 1958 through 1959
Glass Drinking Vessels from the Strauss Collection
Corning Museum of Glass 1955-06-13 through 1955-10-23