Engraved glass goblet from London, England, AD 1586.The goblet is made of clear glass with two gilded applied bands between white enamel threads and diamond-point engraving in the three zones. The top zone is engraved with the initials 'G' and 'S' joined by a love knot and the date '1586' between panels of floral decoration, the middle with the motto 'IN. GOD. IS. AL. MI. TRUST.' It was made in the London glasshouse of Jacopo Verzelini (1522-1606). British Museum
Known in Venice as inghistere fracade ("flat-sided bottles"), pilgrim flasks drew on Islamic models not only for their shape but also for foliate and floral patterns. In both the Islamic world and Renaissance Venice, pilgrim flasks were often made in pairs to celebrate marriages.