Goblet with Lion Stem

Object Name: 
Goblet with Lion Stem

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Object Name: 
Goblet with Lion Stem
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
56.3.57
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 13.2 cm; Rim Diam: 7.1 cm; Foot Diam: 7 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1550-1600
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass with greenish-grey tinge, with seeds. Gilt, mold-blown. Bell-shaped bowl with slightly uneven (sheared-off?) rim, joined by merese to hollow-blown “lion-mask” stem; joined with avolio to shallow, blown foot with infolded rim and small, rough pontil mark. Stem is blown into a two-piece mould, two lion’s mask alternating with four-petalled rosette above pearl garland. Shoulder and lower part are gadrooned. Lion-stem gilt with “shattered” gold leaf.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Arthur Churchill (Glass) Ltd., Source
1956
von Aichholz, Miller, Former Collection
Mille Anni di Arte del Vetro a Venezia
Venue(s)
Palazzo Ducale 1982-07-24 through 1982-10-24
Altes Glas ([1951]) illustrated, p. 49, pl. 21a; BIB# 18799
Mille Anni di Arte del Vetro a Venezia (1982) p. 119;