Goblet

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Object Name: 
Goblet
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.3.1057
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 17.1 cm; Rim Diam: 9.5 cm; Foot Diam: 11.2 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1710-1730
1850
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Colorless, transparent red, and gold-flecked non-lead glass; blown, cut, engraved. Conical, panel-cut bowl with engraved male portrait, facing right, wearing a tricorn hat, inscribed "Vivat es lebe der Konig von Preussen", in a beaded oval panel; elaborately engraved scrolled frame with baldachin, swags of flowers, fruit and leaves filling the reverse; oval facets at the base of the bowl, two disks above a faceted inverted baluster stem enclosing spiral red and gold-flecked red threads; spreading base; disk foot with engraved foliate scrolls; rough pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
Category: 
Glass Drinking Vessels from the Strauss Collection
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1955-06-13 through 1955-10-23