Goblet with Portrait of Maximilian II

Object Name: 
Goblet with Portrait of Maximilian II

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Object Name: 
Goblet with Portrait of Maximilian II
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.3.158
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 34.9 cm; Rim Diam: 12.5 cm; Foot Diam: 16.7 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1690
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Goblet with Portrait of Maximilian II. Colorless non-lead glass; blown, engraved. Large bowl with tapered, straight sides and rounded bottom; elaborately engraved decoration covering the bowl, with a bust-length portrait of a man wearing a long, curly wig, facing dexter; wearing armor, a bow tied at his shoulder; within an oval frame formed of bound laurel, tied with a ribbon; a crowned coat of arms (of Bavaria) at the bottom of the oval; a continuous landscape around the remainder of the bowl, with a large battle scene of mounted horsemen between large trees; a small city in the distance on two sides; inscribed "I W Schmidt/1690" in diamond point, to the right of the portrait frame; tall stem with multiple knopping: three mereses above a tubular section, three mereses, a hollow ball knop, three mereses, a tubular section, three mereses, a slender hollow inverted baluster, and three mereses at the base; large, circular foot with folded rim; rough pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss, Jerome, Source
Category: 
Material: 
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass
Changing Exhibitions Gallery
Glass: A Short History (Smithsonian Books edition) (2012) illustrated, p. 77; BIB# 130360
Glass: A Short History (The British Museum edition) (2012) illustrated, p. 77; BIB# 135965
Glass of the Alchemists: Lead Crystal-Gold Ruby, 1650-1750 (2008) illustrated, p. 165, #16; BIB# 103865
Treasures from The Corning Museum of Glass (1992) illustrated, p. 59, #51; BIB# 35679
A Short History of Glass (1990 edition) (1990) illustrated, p. 60-61, #51; BIB# 33211
Appointments 1982 (1981) illustrated, p. 16, right; BIB# 67110
Important Acquisitions from the Strauss Collection (1980) illustrated, p. 107, #26;
A Short History of Glass (1980 edition) (1980) illustrated, p. 55, #49; BIB# 21161