Covered Goblet

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Object Name: 
Covered Goblet
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 28.9 cm; (a) Goblet H: 10.6 cm; (a) Goblet Foot Diam: 11.7 cm; (b) Cover H: 10.7 cm, Diam: 12 cm
On Display
about 1680-1700
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Jerome Strauss
Web Description: 
Thick-walled glass vessels were often carved by craftsmen who also worked with hardstones, such as rock crystal. The effect is often very similar.
Strauss, Jerome (1893-1978), Former Collection
von Bardleben, K., Former Collection
Neuberg, Frederick, Former Collection
Primary Description: 
Covered Goblet. Colorless (yellowish) non-lead glass; blown, carved, engraved. (a) Conical bowl decorated with relief-carved naturalistic flowers (tulips, fritilaria, and a lily), with partly polished details; stems composed of a flattened ball knop, an ovoid knop with carved and partly-polished overlapping leaves, and a flattened ball knop at the base; spreading foot with relief- carved sunflower on the upper surface, cross-hatched center extending onto the stem; cut, tapered rim; polished pontil mark. (b) Domed shape with cut, inset brim; relief-carved flowers on the side (tulips, daisies?, and roses?) and a sunflower on top (matching that on a); finial composed of an ovoid knop with relief-carved overlapping leaves and a flattened ball.
Corning Museum of Glass
Changing Exhibitions Gallery
Glass Drinking Vessels from the Strauss Collection
Corning Museum of Glass 1955-06-13 through 1955-10-23