Covered Goblet

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Object Name: 
Covered Goblet
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
(a,b) H: 26.9 cm; (a) H:19.5 cm, D(rim): 7.6 cm, (foot): 9 cm (b) H: 8.6 cm, D(max): 8.2 cm
On Display
about 1730-1750
Credit Line: 
Gift of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown, cut, zwischengold technique. (a) Tapered, straight-sided bowl, rounded at the base; panel- cut; double-walled, with gold foil decoration between the two bowls of a hunt scene: mounted horseman aims pistol and man with a pike rushes toward fallen stag being attacked by dog, with another following, with an elaborate building in the background; band of scrolled leaves below; acanthus leaf medallion with cross-hatched center in the bottom; stem composed of merese above faceted flattened ball knop, merese, faceted inverted baluster, and capstan; circular foot with a ring of cut ovals on the underside. (b) Dome shape, flat cover with inset flange; panel-cut sides; inset circular panel on top, enclosing a gold foil medallion with floral and scrollwork border, and a central acanthus-leaf medallion with cross-hatched center; finial composed of faceted pointed knop on a merese and faceted flattened ball knop.
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
A Cup of Kindness
General Foods Collection Gallery 1984-02-01 through 1984-05-01
History of Glass Crafts (1990-07) p. 50;
History of Colors (1989-01)