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Goblet

Goblet

  • Place of origin:

    Stourbridge (probably, made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1850 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Opal glass, enamelled

  • Museum number:

    CIRC.204-1963

  • Gallery location:

    Glass, Room 131, case 25, shelf 1

Physical description

Goblet, opal glass, enamelled

Place of Origin

Stourbridge (probably, made)

Date

ca. 1850 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Opal glass, enamelled

Dimensions

Height: 17.4 cm, Width: 8.8 cm maximum

Descriptive line

Goblet, opal glass, enamelled, decorated with a water-lily design , England (probably Stourbridge), about 1850

Labels and date

The design of water-lilies make reference to the goblet's intended use - as a table-glass for water. 'Appropriate' ornament of this kind was recommended by design reformers such as Henry Cole, first Director of the Victoria and Albert Museum in the mid-19th Century. []

Subjects depicted

Water lily

Categories

Glass; Drinking

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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