Goblet Engraved with Man and Woman

Object Name: 
Goblet Engraved with Man and Woman

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Object Name: 
Goblet Engraved with Man and Woman
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.2.339
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 19.6 cm; Rim Diam: 8.3 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1760-1775
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Colorless and opaque white lead glass; blown, engraved. Bell bowl, with engraved scene of a man and woman sitting at a table, the woman with a bag of coins scattered before her, her feet on two more money bags, are inscribed "500," the other "300," with another standing alongside; the man holding a bottle in one hand, and a drinking glass in the other; both seated in ladder-back chairs, on a cross-hatched carpet with fringe, and with handled vases of flowers at either side; inscribed above man "ICK HEB GOEDT / EN EEN MOEDT" and, above the woman "ICK HEB MOEDT / EN GEEN GOEDT"; between an angel holding a banner inscribed "DOET HET GELYK / Z-O SYDT GY / EEVEN RYCK"; composite stem consisting of two ball knops, one of them hollow, above a tall inverted baluster enclosing a multi-ply spiral cable; domed foot; rough pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
1979-03-22
Technique: 
Inscription: 
ICK HEB GOEDT / EN EEN MOEDT (I have the means / but not the courage)
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DOET HET GELYK / ZO SYDT GY / EEVEN RYCK (Level it up / Then you will be equally dowered)
Inscription
ICK HEB MOEDT / EN GEEN G OEDT (I have the courage / but not the means)
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