Covered Pokal or Goblet

Object Name: 
Covered Pokal or Goblet

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Object Name: 
Covered Pokal or Goblet
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall H: about 29.2 cm; (a) Pokal/Goblet H: about 21.8 cm; Rim Diam (max): 8.3 cm; Foot Diam (max): about 9.6 cm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Covered Pokal or Goblet. Colorless glass; free-blown, cut and engraved. (a) Goblet of non-lead glass. Deep round-funnel bowl; composite stem -- hollow flattened ball knop between double-blade wafers, inverted baluster with large tear --, wide sloping circular foot with plain rim and small rough pontil mark; elaborate engraved decoration: on bowl, stylized floral design on reverse, and, on obverse, long scrolled leaves and sprays of small leaves, flanking a large cartouche containing rayed sun at top, two birds above pierced heart, and flower sprays at lower sides, ring of cut discs around bottom; on foot, scrolled leaves and sprays of small leaves. (b) Cover of lead glass. Set-in high domed cover with tall knopped finial; simple foliaged scrolls engraved on dome, facet cutting on knops of finial.
Strauss, Jerome (1893-1978), Source
Czechoslovak & Italian Glass
Museum of Contemporary Crafts 1964-09-15 through 1964-12-01