Winged Goblet

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Object Name: 
Winged Goblet
Accession Number: 
2000.3.13
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 17.3 cm, W: 11.1 cm; Foot Diam: 11 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1600-1699
Primary Description: 
Winged Goblet. Colorless, with grayish tinge; translucent turquoise blue. Blown, mold-blown; applied, tooled. Eight-lobed bowl with alternating round and pointed lobes, with fire-polished rim and rounded base; attached by merese to mold-blown stem with ball knop above tapering section with upper half of straight ribs and lower half (and knop) of twisted ribs; joined by glue-bit to shallow, blown foot with fire-polished rim and pontil mark. Tapering stem is decorated with two applied ear-shaped wings of blue glass, with trailed-on and pincered colorless glass pulled down toward foot as “legs.”
Department: 
Provenance: 
Christie's, Paris, Source
2000-03-28
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2004-05-13 through 2004-10-17
Matters of Taste: Food and Drink in 17th Century Dutch Art and Life
Venue(s)
Albany Institute of History and Art 2002-09-10 through 2002-12
 
Recent Important Acquisitions, 43 (2001) illustrated, p. 200, no. 17; BIB# AI53002
An Important Collection of Venetian and Facon deVenise Glass, sale #6272 (2000-03-28) p. 63, lot 148;