Filigree Goblet

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Object Name: 
Filigree Goblet
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.3.458
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 13.8 cm; Rim Diam: 9.9 cm; Foot Diam: 6.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1575-1699
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Filigree Goblet. Colorless, with grayish tinge; lattimo. Mold-blown, vetro a fili, vetro a retorti. Goblet. Bell shaped bowl with fire polished rim and base mold blown with five registers of drop shaped bosses; flattened hollow knop between colorless mereses; pedestal foot with infolded edge and pontil mark. Bowl, knop, and foot are decorated with spiral opaque white canes; opaque white bands (a fili) alternate with twists (a retorti) of two kinds, one with six strands and the other with four.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss, Jerome, Former Collection
1979
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
1979
Category: 
A Cup of Kindness
Venue(s)
General Foods Collection Gallery 1984-02-01 through 1984-05-01