Goblet with Battle Scenes

Object Name: 
Goblet with Battle Scenes

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Object Name: 
Goblet with Battle Scenes
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 22.7 cm; Rim Diam: 11.3 cm; Foot Diam: 12.7 cm
On Display
about 1735
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown, cut and engraved. Bowl and stem in the form of an inverted cone; bowl with a row of polished circles at rim; engraved around mid-section with two mounted horsemen dueling with swords, a cavalry bottle in the background; the reverse with a large tree in a landscape; stem with air-bead decoration in four levels: eight at top/six bubbles/five bubbles/one bubble at bottom; exterior of the stem with cut concave and convex facets with rounded tops; thick conical foot with cut facets around the base of the stem; top side of the rim of the foot, directly below the dueling scene, inscribed in diamond-point in script: "Rosbach.Fecit. Berlin"; polished pontil mark on the underside of the foot.
Strasser, Rudolf von, Source
Ruhman, Franz, Former Collection
Ruhman, Dr. Karl, Former Collection
Friedrich der Grosse und die Preussische Luxuswarenindustrie (1988-09-01) pp. 2390-2394, ill.; p. 2392;
Recent Important Acquisitions, 18 (1976) illustrated, pp. 242-243, #18; BIB# AI97753
Schicksale einer Wiener Privatsammlung, Die Glassammlung Franz Ruhman (1961-10) pp. 12-15;
Five Centuries of Glass - II: the Franz Ruhmann Collection at Vienna (1938-03) pp. 121-125;
Five Centuries of Glass - I The Franz Ruhmann Collection at Vienna (1938-01) pp. 10-14;