Goblet

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Object Name: 
Goblet
Accession Number: 
79.3.425
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 16.2 cm; Rim Diam: 8.7 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1600-1699
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Goblet. Colorless, translucent purple. Blown; tooled, diamond-point engraved. Facon de Venise. Conical bowl with fire-polished rim, attached with glue-bit to blown stem of four flattened and graduated (largest at top) knops above tapered section; joined with glue-bit [capstan?] to shallow, blown foot with infolded rim and pontil mark. Bowl is made of translucent purple glass and decorated with diamond-point engraved representations of bird perched on leafy branch, and flower flanked by leafy branches; foot has stylized foliage.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss, Jerome, Source
1979
A Cup of Kindness
Venue(s)
General Foods Collection Gallery 1984-02-01 through 1984-05-01