Goblet

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Object Name: 
Goblet
Accession Number: 
50.4.49
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 18 cm; Rim Diam: 10 cm; Foot Diam: 10.25 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1792
Web Description: 
The goblet was a gift from Carolina Amelung to her friend, Metha Repold. It is inscribed and dated 1792.
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin, George S. (b. 1874), Source
1942
to
1950-07-31
Repold, George, Former Collection
Waesche, Miss Margaret B., Former Collection
1942
Category: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
Metha Repold d. 16. Octo. 1792
inscription
Engraved opposite body wall
C. Amelung
inscription
Engraved body wall
Primary Description: 
Goblet. Non-lead glass, colorless of grayish cast; free-blown and engraved; semi-oviform bowl, applied short stem in form of large inverted baluster with large tear, applied domed foot with plain rim, rough pontil mark; engraved decoration: on one side in script, "C. Amelung" within a typical Amelung floral and foliated wreath, and, on the other, in two lines in script, "Metha Repold d. 16. Octo. 1792" within elaborate wreath with floral, grain, leaf and scroll motifs.
Independence Pursued: 17th and 18th c. American Glass: Amelung
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1976-05 through 1976-11
Amelung Glass: An Exhibition of Wares from New Bremen, Maryland, including pieces attributed to Amelung and some examples of Stiegel, Pittsburgh, Sandwich, etc., 1750-1875
Venue(s)
Maryland Historical Society
 
Chemical Analyses of Early Glasses (Volume 3) (2012) pp. 85, 682; BIB# 61154
Chemical Analyses of Early Glasses (Volume 1) (1999) pp. 189, 250; BIB# 61154
Amelung's Glass Works (1987-08) illustrated, pp. 22-23, 38;
Current and Coming: American Glass (1976-08) illustrated, p. 518; BIB# AI96249
John Frederick Amelung and the New Bremen Glassmanufactory (1976) illustrated, pp. 68-69, #10 fig. 29 A-C; BIB# AI6136
Corning Glassmaker: an anthology edition (1956) illustrated, p. 9; BIB# 67761
Corning Glassmaker: The Story of American Glass (1953) illustrated, p. 9 (top); BIB# 48774
Two Hundred Years of American Blown Glass (Doubleday edition) (1950) illustrated, pl. 66, #1; BIB# 25299
Two Hundred Years of American Blown Glass (Doubleday edition) (1950) illustrated, pl. 66, #1; BIB# 25299
American Glass (1948) (1948) illustrated, #1, 3, pl. 40; BIB# 25297
Safe Clues in the Amelung Quest (1934-09) illustrated, p. 90;