Goblet with Portrait of King August III of Poland

Object Name: 
Goblet with Portrait of King August III of Poland

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Object Name: 
Goblet with Portrait of King August III of Poland
Accession Number: 
79.3.284
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 23.4 cm; Rim Diam: 9.3 cm; Foot Diam: 11.1 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1733-1763
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown, cut, engraved. Ovoid bowl with border of circular facets at the rim an large oval facets at the base; matte engraved oval panel on the side, with carved portrait bust of Augustus III glued on the side; framed with a crown, two eagles, flags, cannons, and drums; inscribed "Vive Le Roy/ Auguste III" on the reverse; stem composed of a flattened ball knop with circular facets, a merese, an inverted baluster with circular facets and a basal ball knop with cut circular facets; domed foot with engraved flags, drum, shield, and spears in two arrays; rough pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Schick, Viktor, Former Collection
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
1979
Category: 
Glass Drinking Vessels from the Strauss Collection
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1955-06-13 through 1955-10-23
Catalogue of the Well-known collection of fine Continental glass Formed by the late Viktor Schick. The Property of Mrs. Hedwig Schick (1939-05-04) p.9, lot 23;