Reliquary Goblet

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Object Name: 
Reliquary Goblet
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Overall H: 18.8 cm; Foot Diam: 7.7 cm
On Display
Web Description: 
The label on this reliquary identify the contents as the bones of saint Paulinus.
Cambi Casa D'Aste, Source
S. Paulini M. Romani
paper label
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass; blown, mold-blown (stem). Cylindrical bowl with fire-polished rim and flat base with projecting flange; joined by merese and glue bit to second merese atop mold-blown (16 ribs) inverted baluster stem; attached by merese to a shallow blown foot with infolded rim and pontil mark. Domed lid with flanged rim, surmounted by centered raspberry prunt attached by glue bit; lid tied to vessel and sealed. Paper label: “S. Paulini M. Romani”. Vessels contains one piece of bone(?), now broken into three pieces and “dust”.
Jurors' Choice (New Glass Review 32) (2011) illustrated, p. 82, bottom, right; BIB# AI95693
La collezione GM i vetri (2009-09-28) illustrated, p. 57, #316; BIB# 116743