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H: 31 cm; D(rim): 11.7 cm, (foot): 15.4 cm
On Display
about 1675-1680
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Goblet. Colorless non-lead glass; blown, engraved. Large bucket bowl with rounded base; elaborately engraved trophies of arms on either side, flanked by crossed palm fronds, with crowned coats of arms between: one, with fleur-de-lis and wheel and the initials "H./C.F." above, the other with a crowned mermaid with two tails and the initials "H./P.A.R." above, both flanked by crossed palm fronds; inscribed "Herman Schwinger." between and below one trophy and the "H./P.A.R." arms to the right; tall stem composed of two discs, hollow flattened ball knop, two discs, cylindrical section, two discs, hollow inverted baluster, and two discs; large circular foot with folded rim and engraved ring of leaves and berries; rough pontil mark.
Strauss, Jerome (1893-1978), Source
Scholler, Alexander, Former Collection
Schick, Viktor, Former Collection
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
Altes Glas ([1951]) illustrated, p. 57, pls. 52-53; BIB# 18799
Baroque Influences on the Form and Decoration of Glass (2014) illustrated, p. 45; BIB# 142141
Historia del Vidrio: desarrollo formal, technologico y cientifico (2012) illustrated, Fig. 155, p. 198; BIB# 139172
Masterpieces of Glass: A World History From The Corning Museum of Glass (1990) illustrated, pp. 136-137, pl. 60; BIB# 33819
Important Acquisitions from the Strauss Collection (1980) illustrated, p. 107, #25; BIB# AI9181
Glassmaking History in Drinking Vessels (1941-08) p. 80;
Cassirer-Helbing Sale (1926-04-28) lot 6; BIB# 9857