Miniature goblet

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Object Name: 
Miniature goblet
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
95.3.52
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 8.1 cm, Rim Diam: 3.8 cm; Foot Diam: 4.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1930-1939
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass, polychrome transparent enamels; blown, brush enameled. Small goblet with lipless ground and polished rim, deep bowl decorated with three horizontal rows of stylized flower blossoms (top row is bluish with orange centers, lower two rows are white with yellow centers), each blossom is outlined by brown swags separated by vertical lines of white pulled up from base of tapered bowl, base has a narrow scalloped edge of orange; bowl rests on solid tooled patty (yellow); hollow hemispherical knop is decorated with overlapped rows of scalloping (white, orange, white, blue) knop is top of hollow conical base decorated just below knop with a small row of white scallops, then a row of elongated yellow petals interspersed with narrow pointed orange petals, main section of foot has swirled petals (white with blue tips on green background) that are rounded near base rim band (yellow); slight roughness on underside of base rim; no pontil; on base in green enamel: "2820".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
1979-03-22
Material: 
Inscription: 
2820
mark
on base of green enamel