Silvered Goblet with Custom Case

Object Name: 
Silvered Goblet with Custom Case

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Object Name: 
Silvered Goblet with Custom Case
Accession Number: 
2015.3.9
Dimensions: 
(a) Goblet H: 18 cm, Diam (max): 9.1 cm; (b) Custom Case H: 12 cm, W: 23.8 cm, D: 13.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
(a) probably 1870-1880
(b) probably 1870-1880
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dwight and Lorri Lanmon
Primary Description: 
Silvered Goblet with Custom Case. (a) Colorless glass, silver leaf; blown, hot-worked, applied, iridized. Goblet with conical bowl and tall stem consisting of a blown ovoid shape flanked by two waisted avolio structures. Goblet bowl is thin-walled and of tapered form with a rounded bottom and slightly uneven rim which may suggest that it was cut with shears; exterior of bowl is smooth and interior is slightly dimpled. Goblet bowl is double-layered and encases a metallic, silver leaf between two fused layers of glass; yellow swirl in wall of bowl. Foot rim is folded underneath; rough pontil marks underneath the foot and inside the bowl; goblet has a slightly iridescent surface. (b) Black leather, wood, metal fittings, blue satin; assembled. Rectangular wood box covered with black leather. Box has hinged top, metal fittings, and custom depression to hold goblet. Interior of box fitted with faded blue satin lining.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Lanmon, Dwight P. (American, b. 1938), Source
2015-05-20
to
2015-07-28
Lanmon, Lorri (American, b. 1932), Source
2015-05-20
to
2015-07-28
Bryan, John H., Former Collection
1998-09-21
to
2015-05-20
Ffooks, O. O., Former Collection
1968-07-08
Smith, Walter F., Former Collection
1968
Arthur Churchill (Glass) Ltd., Former Collection
Sinclair Collection, Former Collection
1997
Sheppard, Christopher (d. 2015), Former Collection
1997-07-09
to
1998-09-21
Inscription: 
730
inscription
Painted (a) on foot of goblet covered with clear topcoat
A Remarkable Iridescent Goblet with a Double-Walled, Silvered Bowl: 17th- or 19th-Century? (2017) illustrated, p. 286 (left and right); BIB# AI104494
Corning Museum Adds Major Works of Glass, Library Collections (2016) illustrated, p. 317 (#12, bottom); BIB# AI102876
Fine glass and paperweights (Bonhams) (2015-05-20) Lot 19; BIB# 144465
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 2015 (2015) illustrated, p. 46; BIB# 706294
British and continental glass, including paperweights (2002) Lot 485;
Glass Through the Ages (Revised) (1959) p. 153, pl. 53a; BIB# 65361
Glass Through the Ages (1st Ed.) (1948) p. 119, pl. 31a; BIB# 18668