Goblet or Sweetmeat Glass

Object Name: 
Goblet or Sweetmeat Glass

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Object Name: 
Goblet or Sweetmeat Glass
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.2.348
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 16.8 cm; Rim Diam: 9.3 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1740-1750
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown, blown-molded, engraved. Large cup-shaped bowl, with engraved decoration: an oval panel containing a garden pyramid set on four polished ball feet and plinth, with a polished ball finial, set in a landscape, with a church on a hill at the right, and a house on a hill at the left; the oval panel framed with latticed scrolls and foliage; on the reverse, a heraldic multi-petaled rose, bud, and five leaves; stem composed of an annulated knop above a hexagonal molded pedestal stem with molded diamonds at the shoulders, set into a ball knop containing multiple air beads; conical foot; rough pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
1979-03-22
Strauss, Jerome, Former Collection
1979-03-22
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2002-03-21 through 2002-09-23