Horsestem Goblet with Cover

Object Name: 
Horsestem Goblet with Cover

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Object Name: 
Horsestem Goblet with Cover
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
54.3.246
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 50.6 cm; Rim Diam: 10.7 cm; Foot Diam: 13.8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1800-1899
Primary Description: 
Transparent very pale greenish-amber glass with minute and small bubbles and few sand impurities; free-blown and dip-molded, with applied and tooled parts. (a) Conical folded foot with pontil mark, stem consisting of an erected horse with white-black eyes standing on a gadrooned knop which is cushioned by double mereses and a crimped ring; the horse is balancing another gadrooned knop on its head which is surmounted by a stemmed disk holding the funnel bowl; (b) set-in domed cover with finial consisting of a cushioned gadrooned knop surmounted by a fish (dolphin) with its tail turned upwards and with white and black eyes; legs, ears, tail etc. are applied to the horse, tail and mane are crimped, the fins of the fish are also crimped.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Dantzig, M. M. van, Source
1954
Color: 
Material: 
Title Unknown (Arthur A. Houghton Library)
Venue(s)
Arthur A. Houghton Jr. Library