Goblet (Kelchglas)

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Object Name: 
Goblet (Kelchglas)
Accession Number: 
56.3.193
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 17.1 cm; Rim Diam: 10.5 cm; Foot Diam: 8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1540-1570
Web Description: 
This type of goblet was apparently produced in great quantities during the 16th century. Such vessels have been tentatively attributed to Venice, France, Austria, the Southern Netherlands, and other centers that produced glass in Venetian style. Archeological finds from a house near Saint Vitus Cathedral in Prague may indicate a Bohemian provenance for these objects. However, since its closest parallels in proportion, glass quality, and mold pattern are two vessels that originated in Tyrol, the Austrian provenance seems most likely.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Klejman, J. J., Source
1955-11-30
Category: 
Primary Description: 
Goblet (Kelchglas). Colorless, with grayish tinge. Blown, mold-blown; gilded. Conical bowl with fire-polished rim, large flattened knop, and high pedestal foot with infolded rim and pontil mark. Mold blown decoration on knop consists of two rows of lozenges, each framing smaller lozenge; knop is gilded.
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2004-05-13 through 2004-10-17
Islam and the Medieval West
Venue(s)
University Art Museum, Binghamton 1975 through 1975
 
Beyond Venice: Glass in Venetian Style, 1500-1750 (2004) illustrated, pp. 70-71, no. 4; BIB# 79761
Islam and the Medieval West (1975) illustrated, no. G28; BIB# 18974
Glass Through The Ages (Rev. Ed.) (1969) illustrated, p. 90 and pl. 24a;
Glass Through the Ages (Revised) (1959) illustrated, p. 90 and pl. 24a; BIB# 65361
Three Great Centuries of Venetian Glass (1958) illustrated, pp. 46-47, #26; BIB# 63296
Glass Through the Ages (1st Ed.) (1948) illustrated, p. 75 and pl. 16a; BIB# 18668