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Goblet

Decorative Arts

On View: Decorative Art, Schenck Gallery, 4th Floor

Encased in the hollow knop, or spherical projection, on the stem of this vessel is a coin that depicts Charles II of England (ruled 1660–1685). The coin and the large size of the vessel suggest that it was made for a supporter of the king around the time of Charles's death.

CULTURE British
MEDIUM Glass
DATES 1670-1700
DIMENSIONS Height: 9 3/8 in. (23.8 cm) Rim diam.: 4 3/4 in. (12.1 cm) Foot diam.: 4 1/4 in. (10.8 cm)
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Decorative Art, Schenck Gallery, 4th Floor
ACCESSION NUMBER 13.708
CREDIT LINE Purchased by Special Subscription and Museum Collection Fund
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