Goblet with Coat of Arms

Object Name: 
Goblet with Coat of Arms

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Object Name: 
Goblet with Coat of Arms
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 20.4 cm; Rim Diam: 9.4 cm; Foot Diam: 10.6 cm
On Display
about 1720
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. K. F. Landegger
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown, cut, engraved. Ovoid bowl; engraved geometric border; engraved oval panel on the side, enclosing a coat of arms, with helmet and crest; elaborate, scrolled frame with putti; cut oval facets, framed, in a band at the base of the bowl; stem composed of a merese, a faceted flattened ball knop, a merese, a faceted inverted baluster, and two disks at the base; large circular foot with engraved floral swags, and a border matching that on the rim of the bowl; pontil mark with engraved stylized flower; long paper label inscribed in brown ink, "Arms of the family von und zu Aufsess-/Bavaria & Austria ... (?) c 1745"; remains of a crudely inscribed white paint collection number, now indecipherable.
Landegger, Lena (Mrs. K. F.), Source
Arms of the Family von Und zuaufsess / Bavaria, Austria...c 1745
Affixed foot Paper label on foot: "Arms of the Family von Und zuaufsess / Bavaria, Austria...c 1745"