Goblet

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Object Name: 
Goblet
Accession Number: 
79.2.381
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 15.5 cm; Rim Diam: 8.7 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1803
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown, diamond-point engraved. Ovoid bowl with scratch-engraved decoration of an elaborate border of fruit and flowers between bands of repeated circles, arcs, and points; interrupted at three points by rectangular panels, each holding a cornucopia spilling fruit and flowers downward; three vignettes on the side of the bowl: one, a figure of Mercury holding a caduceus and wine bottle, sitting on a bale inscribed "V L D J", another with a barrel inscribed "100" on the end, and the third, a bale inscribed "RUA / DE"; drawn, straight stem; conical foot with rough pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss, Jerome, Source
1979-03-22
Color: 
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V L D J
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AHoevenaar.fecit 1803
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edge of foot
RUA / DE
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100
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