Goblet

What is AAT?

The Art & Architecture Thesaurus (AAT) (r) is a structured vocabulary for generic concepts related to art and architecture. It was developed by The Getty Research Institute to help research institutions become consistent in the terminology they use.Learn More

Object Name: 
Goblet
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.2.126
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 22.4 cm; Rim Diam: 11.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1760-1780
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown, cut, engraved. Large cup-shaped bowl, with engraved representation of Brittania in a circular reserve framed by crossed oak branches, and the inscription "O FAIR BRITANNIA HAIL."; petal cutting at the base of the bowl, merging with diamond cutting on the straight stem; disk foot, engraved on the underside with a garland of flowers, including a rose and buds, honeysuckle, passionflower and carnations; polished pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
1979-03-22
Strauss, Jerome, Former Collection
1979-03-22
Color: 
Inscription: 
O FAIR BRITANNIA HAIL.
Inscription
Masterpieces of European and American Glass
Venue(s)
Suntory Museum of Art 1981-10 through 1981-11
Glass Drinking Vessels from the Strauss Collection
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1955-06-13 through 1955-10-23
 
In the Days of Queen Charlotte
Venue(s)
Lutton Museum 1939