Goblet

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Object Name: 
Goblet
Accession Number: 
55.4.45
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 13.7 cm; Rim Diam: 9.4 cm; Foot Diam: 6.7 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1790-1799
Primary Description: 
Goblet. Clear glass with slight greyish tinge and with many small and minute bubbles; free blown, cut and engraved; solid square cut foot, cut octagonal stem flaring downwards with octagonal increase, semi-oviform bowl; six-pointed cut star on base, eight cut panels at bottom of bowl, leaf sprays and small disks between tops of panels. On the bowl the American eagle, head turned to left, large shield on breast, olive branch in right talons, thunder bolt in left, pennant with "EPLURIBUS UNUM" in eagle's beak and surrounded by fifteen small stars; above, clouds and sunrays; at rim band with ovals from which depend festoons with flower sprays and clusters of grapes.
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin Antiques, Source
1955-11-12
Category: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
EPLURIBUS UNUM
inscription
engraved bowl
Independence Pursued: 17th and 18th c. American Glass: Amelung
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1976-05 through 1976-11
East Side Winter Antiques Show
Venue(s)
Park Avenue Armory
 
Treasures in Glass (1966) illustrated, pp. 56-57, #103; BIB# 28036