|Dimensions||H-6 Dia-3.5 inches|
This is an engraved and cut glass goblet. It has a semi-oviform bowl on an applied square base or foot. The bowl has a ½” wide frosted, decorative, horizontal band with engraved saw-tooth edging below the rim. The interior of the band decoration consists of alternating engraved stars and three vertical lines. The body of the bowl has six horizontal rows of stars creating all-over diagonal pattern. The base of the bowl has fluting of eight cut panels with round tops. The
bowl on octagonal stem is separated by an octagonal collar or merese.
2 ½” x 2 ½” square base with two rounded steps to stem; 12-scalloped indentation pressed into bottom (not centered).
|Notes||Family tradition held that the goblet was used by Dr. Pendleton of Virginia, a grand nephew of President James Monroe. The tradition dated the goblet to ca. 1840.|
|Collection||Eliza Overton Collection|
|Physical Holder||Kentucky Historical Society - KHS|