Goblet with Insignia of the Princes of Brandenburg

Object Name: 
Goblet with Insignia of the Princes of Brandenburg

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Object Name: 
Goblet with Insignia of the Princes of Brandenburg
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 25.4 cm; Rim Diam: 11.6 cm; Foot Diam: 23.8 cm
On Display
about 1680-1701
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown, cut, engraved. Conical, straight-sided bowl; band of cut circular facets at the rim; engraved trophy of arms on both sides, with ovals surmounted by an Elector's cap, one bearing an engraved Baton, the other an eagle; polished facets and rounded flutes at the base of the bowl; stem composed of an angular merese above a hollow flattened ball, an angular merese, and a hollow inverted baluster with basal swelling; large circular foot with engraved wreath of flowers and foliage; thick pontil wad.
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
Corning Museum of Glass
Changing Exhibitions Gallery
A Cup of Kindness
General Foods Collection Gallery 1984-02-01 through 1984-05-01
Mystery of Alchemy and its Influence Explored at The Corning Museum of Glass (2008-06) illustrated
Glass of the Alchemists: Lead Crystal-Gold Ruby, 1650-1750 (2008) illustrated, pp. 228-229, #65; BIB# 103865