Winged Goblet

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Object Name: 
Winged Goblet
Accession Number: 
2000.3.14
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 18 cm; Rim Diam: 10.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1675-1725
Primary Description: 
Winged Goblet. Colorless, with grayish brown tinge; translucent turquoise blue, lattimo, yellow. Blown, mold-blown; applied, tooled. Bucket-shaped bowl with flaring, fire-polished rim, and flat base with applied wavy band on perimeter; attached by merese and glue-bit to mold-blown stem consisting of four flattened and graduated (largest on top) ball knops atop inverted baluster; joined by glue-bit to shallow, blown foot with fire-polished rim and pontil mark. Stem is decorated with two ear-shaped and zigzag wings of blue glass, with trailed-on and pincered colorless glass mirroring zigzag shape of blue glass and pulled down toward foot as “legs.” Two flowers with seven curved petals of opaque white glass and yellow-topped pistils are applied to second ball knop between wings. Ring, gilded with gold leaf, applied to underside of foot about 0.6 cm inside rim.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Christie's, Paris, Source
2000-03-28
Recent Important Acquisitions, 43 (2001) illustrated, p. 201, fig. 18; BIB# AI53002
An Important Collection of Venetian and Facon deVenise Glass, sale #6272 (2000-03-28) p. 63, lot 149;