Dragon-stem goblet

Dragon-stem goblet

Dragon-stem goblet

A type of goblet with the stem in the form of a dragon with a convoluted body, outspread wings, open jaws, and a crest. Known in Italian as vetri a serpenti (serpent glasses), dragon-stem goblets were first made in Venice in the 17th century. They were imitated in the Netherlands by producers of façon de Venise glass.

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Dragon-stem goblets
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