Goblet

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Object Name: 
Goblet
Accession Number: 
79.3.269
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 22.7 cm; Rim Diam: 10 cm; Foot Diam: 11.9 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1742-1745
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown, cut, engraved, gilt. Tapered bowl with gilt rim and band of polished circles below; band of engraving around the middle, of mounted and marching troops, inscribed above "Vive L'Armee Prussienne"; on the reverse a coat of arms, with the inscription "Sejour agreable" to the right; a town labeled "BUSAU"; band of gilt rounded facets below, a band of oval facets, panel cutting, rounded ribbing with gilt outlines, and panel cutting; base of the bowl contains nine air bubbles; cut waisted section with gilt bands above and below, a diamond-faceted knop containing numerous air bubbles, a waisted section, and basal knop with gilt panel-cutting above; panel, rib, and scallop cutting around the domed foot, many of them gilded or outlined with gold; rough pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Kress, P., Former Collection
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
Category: 
Glass Through the Ages (Revised) (1959) 309 p.; BIB# 65361
Glass Through the Ages (1st Ed.) (1948) pl. 26A, 41C; BIB# 18668