Goblet

Object Number: 
1973.34b
Date: 
1933
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 5/8 x 3 7/8 in. ( 16.8 x 9.8 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on bowl; "REPEAL OF THE/ 18TH/ AMENDMENT/ 1933" printed: underside of base; "REPEAL GLASS/ VERNAY/ MADE IN ENGLAND"
Description: 
Colorless blown lead-glass goblet; bucket-shaped bowl joined by inverted baluster knop to pedestal base with pontil mark; engraved on one side of bowl an eagle above 2 birds above a domed building all superimposed on a ring of stars, on the other side the inscription "REPEAL OF THE 18TH AMENDMENT 1933."
Gallery Label: 
The 18th Amendment to the Constitution, Prohibition, was repealed by the passage of the 21st Amendment in 1933.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Gilbert Bergen
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group