Goblet

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Object Name: 
Goblet
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
68.3.59
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 16.8 cm, Diam: 8.6 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1845-1855
Credit Line: 
Gift of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Colorless, polychrome lead glasses; blown, millefiori, cut, gilt. Tapered, straight-sided bowl with rounded base; cut, tapered rim, with gilt bands inside and out; four large raised oval panels on the sides, containing closely-packed arrays of millefiori canes; the edges of the panels cut and gilt; gilt lines originally outlined the edges; cut rectangular panels behind the ovals; cut groove with gilt band below; cut rounded panels at the base of the bowl; stem with cut ledge, outlined with gilding at the top; panel-cut, true baluster stem enclosing a white twist (two intertwined 12-ply spiral bands); thick, circular foot, panel-cut on top; enclosing numerous closely- packed millefiori canes; gilt rim; polished pontil mark on the bottom of the foot; inscribed "S1749" in green paint.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss, Jerome, Source
Applethwaite-Abbot, Mrs., Former Collection
Glass Drinking Vessels from the Strauss Collection
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1955-06-13 through 1955-10-23
Objects of Fantasy: Glass Inclusions of the Nineteenth Century (2001) illustrated, pp. 22-23; BIB# 68390
Glasses from the Strauss Collection at Corning (1980) p. 2, fig. 1;
Glass Through the Ages (Revised) (1959) fig. 50g; BIB# 65361
Notes and Records (GN 12) (1952-12) p. 34, fig. 31;