Covered goblet, glass, with conical bowl supported on a stem of two ribbed hollow inverted balusters with applied ear-shaped wings on a folded foot. The domed cover is surmounted by a finial similar to the ornamentation on the stem. The cover and lower part of bowl are ornamented with pincered raised rib ornament. On the cover is a diamond-engraved inscription, and the bowl is diamond-point engraved with an inscription and calligraphic flourishes.
- Made in: Netherlands
- Height: 36.5 centimetres
Inscription CommentIn Roman capitals in mirror-image to be read by looking down into the bowl
Inscription Content'T Welaren van het
Inscription TranslationThe prosperity of the
Inscription CommentIn Roman capitals
Prehistory and Europe
Covered goblet; glass; conical bowl; stem of two ribbed hollow inverted balusters with applied ear-shaped wings supported on foot with folded rim; domed cover with finial similar to stem; cover and lower part of bowl with applied dotted rib ornament; diamond-engraved inscription on cover, inscription and calligraphic flourishes on bowl.
If you’ve noticed a mistake or have any further information about this object, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Object reference number: MCN14281
British Museum collection data is also available in the W3C open data standard, RDF, allowing it to join and relate to a growing body of linked data published by organisations around the world.
The Museum makes its collection database available to be used by scholars around the world. Donations will help support curatorial, documentation and digitisation projects.