Goblet

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Object Name: 
Goblet
Accession Number: 
79.3.166
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 17.1 cm; Rim Diam: 9.75 cm; Foot Diam: 7.6 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1600-1699
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass with slight brownish tinge; bubbles and seeds; blown, applied. Widely flaring funnel bowl, joined by hollow merese (hollowness of bowl reaches into stem) and avolio to elaborately wrought asymmetrical stem: twisted cable that reaches down, bends in a loop to one side and reaches straight up again, to be attached to its beginning in a small s-shaped loop; on both sides applied and pincered trails, their upper portions being shaped symmetrical (stylized animals combatant?). Stem joined with avolio to blown, shallow foot with infolded edge and rough pontil mark. The tip of the twisted cable was sheared off with straight shears, which left a mark in the middle.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Former Collection
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