Goblet

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Object Name: 
Goblet
Accession Number: 
79.3.270
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 20.3 cm; Rim Diam: 9.5 cm; Foot Diam: 12.4 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1690-1710
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown, cut, engraved. Thistle-shaped bowl with long, waisted base; carved in high relief with four foliage-framed panels, one containing the Schaffgotsch pine-tree badge, with the inscription "Aucun tem-ps ne le Change," a representation of Bacchus being drawn in a carriage by two animals, an elaborate building surrounded by water, and a female figure (Venus?) drawn in a carriage by two swans; the base of the bowl decorated with scrolled panels and deep facets; large ball knop with relief-carved foliate medallions, each with a diamond boss at center; circular foot with relief-carved acanthus leaves and engraved flowers and foliage; rough pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
Category: 
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass
Changing Exhibitions Gallery