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71.2.48 B
Overall H: 17.8 cm; Base Diam: 8.7 cm; Rim Diam: 8 cm
On Display
about 1765-1770
Primary Description: 
Goblet. Colorless, opaque white lead glass; blown, applied, enameled, gilded. Bucket bowl; the rim gilt; white enamel rococo panels on the side, grasses and other foliage; enclosing rustic scenes in polychrome, pastel enamels, a shepherd and sheep by a large tree, in a landscape, with a house at the left, a pyramidal building with box-shaped annex at the right, lakes in the foreground and middle ground, a hill and buildings in the background; on the reverse, a naturalistic white butterfly lands on a sprig of foliage; straight stem enclosing a single-series opaque white twist (lace twist); conical foot; rough pontil mark.
Roberts, George, Source
In Sparkling Company: Reflections on Glass in the 18th-century British World (2020) illustrated, p. 19 (fig. 7);