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Goblet (USA)

This is a goblet. It was made by Tiffany and Co.. It is dated 1907 and we acquired it in 1985. Its medium is cast gilt bronze. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This gilded goblet was made for a special dinner given by the Engineers Club of New York on December 9, 1907 in honor of Andrew Carnegie, who donated the money for the organization’s new clubhouse. The goblet, produced by Tiffany & Co., takes a thistle shape, an homage to Carnegie’s Scottish ancestry.

It is credited Museum purchase from General Acquisition Endowment.

  • PH Artichoke Hanging Lamp
  • bent sheet copper, cast steel, enameled metal.
  • Museum purchase from General Exhibition Funds.
  • 1983-16-1
  • Jar
  • glass.
  • Gift of Rodman Wanamaker.
  • 1919-24-47

Its dimensions are

H x Diam: 19.5 x 11 cm (7 11/16 x 4 5/16 in.)

It has the following markings

On underside: stamped TIFFANY & CO; on side of foot: stamped TIFFANY & CO

It is inscribed

Cast in side of foot: THE ENGINEERS : CLUB : DECEMBER : 9th[th? letters unclear] : 1907 :

Cite this object as

Goblet (USA); Made by Tiffany and Co. (United States); cast gilt bronze; H x Diam: 19.5 x 11 cm (7 11/16 x 4 5/16 in.); Museum purchase from General Acquisition Endowment; 1985-76-1

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Passion for the Exotic: Louis Comfort Tiffany and Lockwood de Forest.

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