Goblet

Goblet
Title
Goblet
Date 
ca. 1907
Medium 
Bronze, gilding
Dimensions 
Overall: 7 3/4 x 4 1/4 in. ( 19.7 x 10.8 cm )
Description 
Gilt-bronze goblet with thistle-shaped cup, branch-like stem, and circular foot with leaves at base. Embossed inscription around perimeter of foot: " : THE : ENGINEERS : CLUB : DECEMBER : 9TH : 1907"
Credit Line 
Purchase, Hoffman Fund
Object Number 
1991.4
Marks 
embossed: on rim of base: "THE : ENGINEERS : CLUB : DECEMBER : 9TH : 1907 :" stamped: on rim of base and underside of base: "TIFFANY & CO."
Gallery Label 
This goblet is one of several commissioned in honor of Andrew Carnegie to commemorate the new Engineer's Club Building at 32 West 40th Street, New York City. The mate to this goblet is at the Dallas Museum, and another similar goblet is at the Cooper-Hewitt Museum. The thistle design of the goblet is intended to evoke Carnegie's Scottish ancestry.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group