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Goblet

Goblet
Title
Goblet
Date 
1933
Medium 
Glass
Dimensions 
Overall: 5 1/2 x 4 in. ( 14 x 10.2 cm )
Description 
Colorless blown lead glass goblet; double ogee-shaped bowl joined by baluster-shaped knop to pedestal foot with pontil mark; bowl wheel engraved with eagle over American shield on one side with inscription "SUCCESS TO REPEAL 1933" on the other.
Credit Line 
Gift of Gilbert Bergen
Object Number 
1973.34a
Marks 
engraved: on bowl; "SUCCESS/ TO/ REPEAL/ 1933" engraved: underside of base; "REPEAL GLASS/ VERNAY/ MADE IN ENGLAND"
Gallery Label 
The 18th Amendment to the Constitution, Prohibition, was repealed by the passage of the 21st Amendment in 1933.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group