Covered Goblet

Notice of Upcoming Content and Access Change

The Museum is working on the future of our online collections access. A new version will be available later in 2023. During this transition period, the current version of the Collections Browser may have reduced functionality and data may be not be updated. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. For any questions or concerns, please contact us.

What is AAT?

The Art & Architecture Thesaurus (AAT) (r) is a structured vocabulary for generic concepts related to art and architecture. It was developed by The Getty Research Institute to help research institutions become consistent in the terminology they use.Learn More

Object Name: 
Covered Goblet
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 26.7 cm
On Display
about 1710-1720
Primary Description: 
Colorless, transparent ruby non-lead glasses; blown, enclosed threads, cut, engraved. (a) Tall conical bowl with rounded base; engraved with a continuous view of a large city, inscribed in a ribband above "Die Hoch Furstliche Residentz Stadt Oelse", supported by two putti; on the reverse, a shield containing an eagle and, below, a ribband inscribed "S. IOHANNES"; stem with merese and capstan above a faceted inverted baluster enclosing multiple spiral ruby threads, with a capstan at the base; circular foot with engraved continuous foliate wreath; rough pontil mark. (b) Domed form, with tapered, cut brim; engraved elaborate coat of arms on one side, flanked by palm fronds; on the opposite side, a scrolled plaque engraved "VIVAT/SENATUS POPULUSQUE/OELSNENSIS"; conical, faceted finial enclosing multiple spiral ruby threads, on two mereses; rough pontil mark inside.
Lubin, Edward R., Source
Kuester, H. U., Former Collection
Corning Museum of Glass
Changing Exhibitions Gallery
Title Unknown (Cheekwood, TN)
Cheekwood 1971 through 1971
The Art of Glass; A Masterson Junior Gallery Exhibition
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston 1970-09-19 through 1970-11-15
Treasures in Glass
Allentown Art Museum 1966 through 1966
Baroque Influences on the Form and Decoration of Glass (2014) illustrated, pp. 39-40; BIB# 142141
Glass of the Alchemists: Lead Crystal-Gold Ruby, 1650-1750 (2008) illustrated, p.198, #46; BIB# 103865
Treasures from The Corning Museum of Glass (1992) illustrated, p. 64, #55; BIB# 35679
Masterpieces of Glass: A World History From The Corning Museum of Glass (1990) illustrated, pp. 148-149, pl. 66; BIB# 33819
Treasures in Glass (1966) illustrated, pp. 39, 41, #59; BIB# 28036
Recent Important Acquisitions, 4 (1962) illustrated, pp. 146-147, #39; BIB# AI97740