Skip Navigation

Goblet (Alaskan scene)

Decorative Arts and Design

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
  • Place Manufactured: Bridgeport, Ohio, United States
  • DATES 1867
    DIMENSIONS 6 x 3 3/8 x 3 3/8 in. (15.2 x 8.6 x 8.6 cm)  (show scale)
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Mrs. William Greig Walker by subscription
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Colorless pressed glass goblet; one of a pair with 40.209c. Cylindrical cup tapers toward bottom; supported on short stem with round flat base. Cup decorated with three Alaskan scenes in frosted glass: a seal resting on an iceberg in the water; a seal a seal on an iceberg with a second seal poking its head out of the water; a large polar bear standing on the ice. These three registers are framed by a frosted border simulating ice.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    CAPTION Crystal Glass Company (Bridgeport, Ohio). Goblet (Alaskan scene), 1867. Glass, 6 x 3 3/8 x 3 3/8 in. (15.2 x 8.6 x 8.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. William Greig Walker by subscription, 40.209b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 40.209b_bw.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, 40.209b_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
    "CUR" at the beginning of an image file name means that the image was created by a curatorial staff member. These study images may be digital point-and-shoot photographs, when we don\'t yet have high-quality studio photography, or they may be scans of older negatives, slides, or photographic prints, providing historical documentation of the object.
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
    You may download and use Brooklyn Museum images of this three-dimensional work in accordance with a Creative Commons license. Fair use, as understood under the United States Copyright Act, may also apply. Please include caption information from this page and credit the Brooklyn Museum. If you need a high resolution file, please fill out our online application form (charges apply). For further information about copyright, we recommend resources at the United States Library of Congress, Cornell University, Copyright and Cultural Institutions: Guidelines for U.S. Libraries, Archives, and Museums, and Copyright Watch. For more information about the Museum's rights project, including how rights types are assigned, please see our blog posts on copyright. If you have any information regarding this work and rights to it, please contact
    Not every record you will find here is complete. More information is available for some works than for others, and some entries have been updated more recently. Records are frequently reviewed and revised, and we welcome any additional information you might have.