Goblet

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Title: 
Goblet
Accession Number: 
90.3.9
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 27.9 cm; Rim Diam: 11.1 cm; Foot Diam: 12.9 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1675-1690
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass with faint green tint; blown, engraved. Large, ovoid bowl, with engraved decoration on the sides, St. George slaying the dragon on one side, Hercules slaying the Nemean Lion on the other, a large bushy tree dividing the scenes on one side, three trees dividing the scenes on the other side; tall stem composed of three mereses above a hollow flattened ball knop, above three mereses, a hollow inverted baluster, flared at the base, and four mereses; large circular foot with folded rim, and engraved foliate wreath engraved on the underside; rough pontil marks inside the bowl and underneath the foot.
Department: 
Provenance: 
State Museum of Pennsylvania, Source
1990-02-13
Category: 
Color: 
Technique: 
Recent Important Acquisitions, 33 (1991) illustrated, p. 99, #9; BIB# AI27386
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1990 (1991) p. 6;