Goblet of turquoise opaque glass decorated with enamel and gilding; cup flares outwards at the rim. The body painted with scale work in dark red with white dots; on each side, within an elaborate ogival frame, is a medallion enclosing a pair of lovers, a man and a woman as if seen by day and by night. The nightime scene has a white enamel blob to suggest the moon at the top of the roundel.The daytime scene has blobs to suggest the sun's rays. At the rim and base of the cup are bands of gilding scratched through to make scales, hieghtened with blobs of enamel. Three trails of opaque white on base of cup and around the stem and foot; knop of darker blue "lapis lazuli" glass.

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WB.55

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Goblet of turquoise opaque glass decorated with enamel and gilding; cup flares outwards at the rim. The body painted with scale work in dark red with white dots; on each side, within an elaborate ogival frame, is a medallion enclosing a pair of lovers, a man and a woman as if seen by day and by night. The nightime scene has a white enamel blob to suggest the moon at the top of the roundel.The daytime scene has blobs to suggest the sun's rays. At the rim and base of the cup are bands of gilding scratched through to make scales, hieghtened with blobs of enamel. Three trails of opaque white on base of cup and around the stem and foot; knop of darker blue "lapis lazuli" glass.

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  • Goblet of turquoise opaque glass decorated with enamel and gilding; cup flares outwards at the rim. The body painted with scale work in dark red with white dots; on each side, within an elaborate ogival frame, is a medallion enclosing a pair of lovers, a man and a woman as if seen by day and by night. The nightime scene has a white enamel blob to suggest the moon at the top of the roundel.The daytime scene has blobs to suggest the sun's rays. At the rim and base of the cup are bands of gilding scratched through to make scales, hieghtened with blobs of enamel. Three trails of opaque white on base of cup and around the stem and foot; knop of darker blue "lapis lazuli" glass.

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  • Goblet of turquoise opaque glass decorated with enamel and gilding; cup flares outwards at the rim. The body painted with scale work in dark red with white dots; on each side, within an elaborate ogival frame, is a medallion enclosing a pair of lovers, a man and a woman as if seen by day and by night. The nightime scene has a white enamel blob to suggest the moon at the top of the roundel.The daytime scene has blobs to suggest the sun's rays. At the rim and base of the cup are bands of gilding scratched through to make scales, hieghtened with blobs of enamel. Three trails of opaque white on base of cup and around the stem and foot; knop of darker blue "lapis lazuli" glass.

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  • Goblet of turquoise opaque glass decorated with enamel and gilding; cup flares outwards at the rim. The body painted with scale work in dark red with white dots; on each side, within an elaborate ogival frame, is a medallion enclosing a pair of lovers, a man and a woman as if seen by day and by night. The nightime scene has a white enamel blob to suggest the moon at the top of the roundel.The daytime scene has blobs to suggest the sun's rays. At the rim and base of the cup are bands of gilding scratched through to make scales, hieghtened with blobs of enamel. Three trails of opaque white on base of cup and around the stem and foot; knop of darker blue "lapis lazuli" glass.

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  • Goblet of turquoise opaque glass decorated with enamel and gilding; cup flares outwards at the rim. The body painted with scale work in dark red with white dots; on each side, within an elaborate ogival frame, is a medallion enclosing a pair of lovers, a man and a woman as if seen by day and by night. The nightime scene has a white enamel blob to suggest the moon at the top of the roundel.The daytime scene has blobs to suggest the sun's rays. At the rim and base of the cup are bands of gilding scratched through to make scales, hieghtened with blobs of enamel. Three trails of opaque white on base of cup and around the stem and foot; knop of darker blue "lapis lazuli" glass.

    Full: Front

  • Goblet of turquoise opaque glass decorated with enamel and gilding; cup flares outwards at the rim. The body painted with scale work in dark red with white dots; on each side, within an elaborate ogival frame, is a medallion enclosing a pair of lovers, a man and a woman as if seen by day and by night. The nightime scene has a white enamel blob to suggest the moon at the top of the roundel.The daytime scene has blobs to suggest the sun's rays. At the rim and base of the cup are bands of gilding scratched through to make scales, hieghtened with blobs of enamel. Three trails of opaque white on base of cup and around the stem and foot; knop of darker blue "lapis lazuli" glass.

    Full: Front

  • Goblet of turquoise opaque glass decorated with enamel and gilding; cup flares outwards at the rim. The body painted with scale work in dark red with white dots; on each side, within an elaborate ogival frame, is a medallion enclosing a pair of lovers, a man and a woman as if seen by day and by night. The nightime scene has a white enamel blob to suggest the moon at the top of the roundel.The daytime scene has blobs to suggest the sun's rays. At the rim and base of the cup are bands of gilding scratched through to make scales, hieghtened with blobs of enamel. Three trails of opaque white on base of cup and around the stem and foot; knop of darker blue "lapis lazuli" glass.

    Full: Front

  • Goblet of turquoise opaque glass decorated with enamel and gilding; cup flares outwards at the rim. The body painted with scale work in dark red with white dots; on each side, within an elaborate ogival frame, is a medallion enclosing a pair of lovers, a man and a woman as if seen by day and by night. The nightime scene has a white enamel blob to suggest the moon at the top of the roundel.The daytime scene has blobs to suggest the sun's rays. At the rim and base of the cup are bands of gilding scratched through to make scales, hieghtened with blobs of enamel. Three trails of opaque white on base of cup and around the stem and foot; knop of darker blue "lapis lazuli" glass.

    Full: Front

  • Goblet of turquoise opaque glass decorated with enamel and gilding; cup flares outwards at the rim. The body painted with scale work in dark red with white dots; on each side, within an elaborate ogival frame, is a medallion enclosing a pair of lovers, a man and a woman as if seen by day and by night. The nightime scene has a white enamel blob to suggest the moon at the top of the roundel.The daytime scene has blobs to suggest the sun's rays. At the rim and base of the cup are bands of gilding scratched through to make scales, hieghtened with blobs of enamel. Three trails of opaque white on base of cup and around the stem and foot; knop of darker blue "lapis lazuli" glass.

    Full: Front

  • Goblet of turquoise opaque glass decorated with enamel and gilding; cup flares outwards at the rim. The body painted with scale work in dark red with white dots; on each side, within an elaborate ogival frame, is a medallion enclosing a pair of lovers, a man and a woman as if seen by day and by night. The nightime scene has a white enamel blob to suggest the moon at the top of the roundel.The daytime scene has blobs to suggest the sun's rays. At the rim and base of the cup are bands of gilding scratched through to make scales, hieghtened with blobs of enamel. Three trails of opaque white on base of cup and around the stem and foot; knop of darker blue "lapis lazuli" glass.

    Full: Front

  • Goblet of turquoise opaque glass decorated with enamel and gilding; cup flares outwards at the rim. The body painted with scale work in dark red with white dots; on each side, within an elaborate ogival frame, is a medallion enclosing a pair of lovers, a man and a woman as if seen by day and by night. The nightime scene has a white enamel blob to suggest the moon at the top of the roundel.The daytime scene has blobs to suggest the sun's rays. At the rim and base of the cup are bands of gilding scratched through to make scales, hieghtened with blobs of enamel. Three trails of opaque white on base of cup and around the stem and foot; knop of darker blue "lapis lazuli" glass.

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  • Goblet of turquoise opaque glass decorated with enamel and gilding; cup flares outwards at the rim. The body painted with scale work in dark red with white dots; on each side, within an elaborate ogival frame, is a medallion enclosing a pair of lovers, a man and a woman as if seen by day and by night. The nightime scene has a white enamel blob to suggest the moon at the top of the roundel.The daytime scene has blobs to suggest the sun's rays. At the rim and base of the cup are bands of gilding scratched through to make scales, hieghtened with blobs of enamel. Three trails of opaque white on base of cup and around the stem and foot; knop of darker blue "lapis lazuli" glass.

    Full: Front

  • Goblet of turquoise opaque glass decorated with enamel and gilding; cup flares outwards at the rim. The body painted with scale work in dark red with white dots; on each side, within an elaborate ogival frame, is a medallion enclosing a pair of lovers, a

    Full: Front