Notice of Upcoming Content and Access Change

The Museum is working on the future of our online collections access. A new version will be available later in 2023. During this transition period, the current version of the Collections Browser may have reduced functionality and data may be not be updated. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. For any questions or concerns, please contact us.

What is AAT?

The Art & Architecture Thesaurus (AAT) (r) is a structured vocabulary for generic concepts related to art and architecture. It was developed by The Getty Research Institute to help research institutions become consistent in the terminology they use.Learn More

Object Name: 
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 16.1 cm, Diam: 9.1 cm
On Display
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Jerome Strauss
Web Description: 
The figures are probably based on engravings by the Amsterdam artist Pieter Nolpe (1613/4–1652/3).
Strauss, Jerome (1893-1978), Former Collection
Neuberg, Frederick, Former Collection
W. Mooleyser 1685
incised mark
near base
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown, diamond-engraved. Cylindrical shape with trailed rim; decorated with diamond-point engraving: a wavy band of flowers and foliage above a group of rustic figures (a man and woman dancing; a man, seated in a chair, drinking from a bottle, and a dancing man, with sprigs in his hat, holding a glass), all standing on an undulating ground; signed "W. Mooleyser 1685" near the base; three flattened ball feet; slight kick; rough pontil mark.
Corning Museum of Glass 2004-05-13 through 2004-10-17
Glass Drinking Vessels from the Strauss Collection
Corning Museum of Glass 1955-06-13 through 1955-10-23
Beyond Venice: Glass in Venetian Style, 1500-1750 (2004) illustrated, pp. 266-267, no. 8; BIB# 79761
Hikari no shouchu: sekai no garasu = The glass (1992) illustrated, p. 28, #43; BIB# 58995
A Guide to Dutch Art in America (1986) illustrated, p. 103. ill.; BIB# 23712
Important Acquisitions from the Strauss Collection (1980) illustrated, p. 107, #24; BIB# AI9181