Bicchieri Cartoccio

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Object Name: 
9 Glasses
Bicchieri Cartoccio
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
(Aa) H: 19.6 cm, D (foot): 6 cm; (Ab) H: 19.4 cm, D (rim): 6 cm; (Ac) H: 19.5 cm
Not on Display
about 1984
Credit Line: 
Gift of Carlo Moretti
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; mold-blown, tooled, cut, ground and polished. (A-C) Footed conical; glasses in varying diameters and heights of basic elongated conical shape with cracked-off, ground and polished, slightly angled rim; body decorated with two "v" cuts, the first placed slightly below the rim and running horizontally to the foot encircling slightly less than one-half of the circumference, second cut meets the left end of top cut and extends approximately 3/4 length of vessel at an angle paralleling wall of body; wide plain tooled conical foot; no pontil; inscribed "Carlo Moretti" by edge of rim on upper side of foot; (Cc) has "Carlo Moretti" label; all have acetate label, "made in Italy".
Moretti, Carlo, Source
New Glass Review, 5 (1984) illustrated, p. 17, #60;
Glas in Murano (1984) p. 61; BIB# 31691
Cartoccio (water, wine, flute) (1983) illustrated BIB# 101278