Pokal or goblet

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Object Name: 
Pokal or goblet
Accession Number: 
53.3.19
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 22.4 cm; Rim Diam: 8.8 cm; Foot Diam: 10.0 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1725
Primary Description: 
Clear glass with few minute bubbles; free-blown, cut and engraved. Folded conical foot with airtrap (?) and rough pontil mark, inverted baluster stem, surmounted by a flat cushioned knob supporting the funnel bowl; the baluster is paneled and faceted, the knob is also faceted, the bottom of the bowl has short disks above facets; the engraved decoration on the foot consists of volutes and spirals of tendrils and blossoms; the bowl is covered with two heavily ornamented coats-of-arms of Louis XV of France (?): one with the fleurs-de-lis, surrounded by cannons, flags and spears, the other with the number "XV" in between tendrils and branch-and-leaf ornaments; both are surmounted by royal crowns, next to the cannons are two piles of cannon-balls, above are two cartouche-like ornaments, again consisting of tendrils, ribbons and blossoms.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Stora, Mrs. Raphael, Source
East Side Winter Antiques Show
Venue(s)
Park Avenue Armory