Goblet with Zwischengoldglas Medallions

Object Name: 
Goblet with Zwischengoldglas Medallions

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Object Name: 
Goblet with Zwischengoldglas Medallions
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.3.296
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 20.5 cm; Rim Diam: 8.9 cm; Foot Diam: 10.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1730-1740
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown, cut, zwischengold glass medallions. Tall, tapered bowl with rounded base; elaborately engraved scroll-and-foliage frames surrounding two inset oval panels, each decorated in transparent colors with a putto, one holding a sheaf of grain, the other carrying a large bunch of fruit; band of polished oval facets at the base of the bowl; stem composed of an angular merese above a facet-cut flattened knop, a merese, a facet-cut inverted baluster, and a capstan at the base; circular foot with meandering foliate border engraved on the upper surface, and a ring of oval facets alternating with radial lines on the bottom; rough pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
Category: 
Glass Drinking Vessels from the Strauss Collection
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1955-06-13 through 1955-10-23