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Goblet (Alaskan scene)

Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Glass
  • 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)
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 40.209b
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Mrs. William Greig Walker by subscription
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    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
    IMAGE overall, 40.209b_or_c.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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    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.
    RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (75%)
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