Wineglass

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Object Name: 
Wineglass
Accession Number: 
79.3.419
Dimensions: 
H: 13 cm; D (rim): 7.3 cm, (foot): 6.9 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1730
Credit Line: 
Gift of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown, blown-molded, enameled (painted ?), gilt. Tapered, straight-sided, conical bowl, with finely painted and gilt chinoiserie decoration; two hatted monkeys on an elaborate urn, two "oriental" figures at the side, one with a parasol, with a dragon flying overhead, and a dog standing beside a tree, holding a chain attached to one of the monkeys; the figures in polychrome, backed with green paint; molded four-sided pedestal stem, with long, slender air bubble; disk foot with painted and gilt foliate sprays, and a border of dotted semicircles, matching a border on the rim; the gilt areas backed in red; small rough pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
Glass Drinking Vessels from the Strauss Collection
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1955-06-13 through 1955-10-23