Covered Goblet

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Object Name: 
Covered Goblet
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.3.512
Dimensions: 
(a&b) H: 28.6 cm; (a) H: 21 cm, diam (foot): 9.7 cm (b) H: 8.2 cm, diam: 9.3 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1750-1760
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown, cut, engraved, gilded. (a) Bell shape bowl with facet-cut base; gilded rim; engraved decoration of three female standing figures, inscribed above "PAX.JVS.CONCORDIA" and "PVNCTVM" below; on reverse, the Habsburg imperial eagle with arms of Emperor Francis I, with nine coats of arms surrounding it in a ring; inscribed above "CAESAR ET IMPERIVUM"; seven bubbles in base of bowl; facet-cut stem composed of paneled column above inverted baluster; domed and folded foot with ring of cut circular facets; rough pontil mark; (b) dome shape with ring of cut facets; gilded rim; facet-cut baluster finial; rough pontil; inscribed "32" in cream-colored paint on rim.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
Strauss, Jerome, Former Collection
Engraved Glass of Western Europe
Venue(s)
Brooklyn Museum 1958 through 1959
Glass Drinking Vessels from the Strauss Collection
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1955-06-13 through 1955-10-23