Double-tiered Goblet

Object Name: 
Double-tiered Goblet

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Object Name: 
Double-tiered Goblet
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
56.3.74
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 40 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1670-1690
Primary Description: 
Clear glass with minute bubbles; free-blown and engraved, with applied and tooled decoration. Spreading foot with slight pontil mark, stem consisting of a solid knop flanked by stemmed double and triple mereses, round funnel bowl; set-in cover with cushioned knop finial flanked by triple mereses and supporting a second smaller round funnel bowl with set-in core having a squat pear-shaped finial resting on a flattened knop and a merese; the bottoms of the two bowls and the tops of the two covers have applied and vertically pinched bands to form a gadrooned decoration the ribs of which end in nipples; both bowls bear crudely engraved bands of shallow stylized leaf sprays and bushes, each band including one bird, concentric wavy borders and simple leaf wreaths around bowls and covers.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Kunsthaus Lempertz, Cologne, Source
1956
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass
Changing Exhibitions Gallery
East Side Winter Antiques Show
Venue(s)
Park Avenue Armory
 
Funf Westdeutsche Nachlasse, Deutscher und Auslandischer Kunstbesitz, (catalogue #446) (1956-11) #693, pl. 48;