Covered Goblet

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Object Name: 
Covered Goblet
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
51.3.115
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 36 cm; (a) Goblet H: 22.8 cm, Rim Diam (max): 8.3 cm, Foot Diam (max): 8 cm; (b) Cover Diam (max): about 8.8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1875-1880
Primary Description: 
Covered Goblet. Probably soda-lime glass, colorless of yellowish smoky tinge, red and white twists, blue-green trim; lampworked, applied and tooled decoration. (a) Delicate conical bowl resting on a slender short shank between head and tail of dragon in composite stem; -- head of dragon, hollow blue-green with white dots representing teeth and a white bead with black dot at center, the eyes; tail, a spirally ribbed coil of blue-green glass; the body, paired red and white spiral twists with three applied "waffled" fins, and swirled in an open (opposing spirals "figure-eight"; dragon attached by short shank to hollow ribbed inverted balusters tapering sharply to narrow blade knop at top of circular foot with pronounced swirled ribs and no pontil mark on base. (b) Set-in dome cover with tall open (opposing spirals) "figure-eight" finial like body of dragon but with more "fins".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Blumka Gallery, Source
1951-01-19
Brauer, Dr., Former Collection
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2002-10-17 through 2003-02-16
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2002-06-21 through 2002-09-06
 
Three Great Centuries of Venetian Glass
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass
Il Vetro a Lume = Lampworking (2018) illustrated, v. 2, p. 214 (fig. 145);
The Flood of '72: Community, Collections, and Conservation (2012) illustrated, p. 10; BIB# AI88418
Arte de vidriocontemporaneo usando el soplete (2006) illustrated, p. 27, top left;
'The Magic of the Lamp' at Corning Museum of Glass (2003-01) illustrated, p. 22A;
Fantasy of Glass = Genso no garasu (1997) p. 45; BIB# 40979
Cam Kimyasi, Ozellikleri, Uygulamasi (1995) illustrated, p. 6; BIB# 104103
A Short History of Glass (1990 edition) (1990) illustrated, p. 87-88, #77; BIB# 33211
Working Glass at the Lamp, Part II (1985) illustrated, pp. 9-14, p. 11; BIB# AI7860
Garasu Nyumon (Introduction to Glass) (1983) illustrated, p. 105; BIB# 32417
Story of Glass Coloring Book (1981) illustrated, p. 34, right; BIB# 67749
Vetri, gionelti, smalti, tabacchiere (1981) illustrated, p. 14; BIB# 30910
A Museum Built on Sand (1980-10) illustrated, pp. 126-130; BIB# AI9236
A Short History of Glass (1980 edition) (1980) illustrated, p. 78, #77; BIB# 21161
Architecture and Interior Design (1980) illustrated, p. 272; BIB# 21186
Lampengeblasenes Glas des Historismus Die Hamburger Werkstatt C. H. F. Muller (1978) illustrated, pp. 93-94, #47;
Glass from the Corning Museum of Glass: A Guide to the Collections (1974) (1974) illustrated, cover; pp. 40-41, #43; BIB# 28793
Glass from the Corning Museum of Glass: A Guide to the Collections (1965) (1965) illustrated, cover; pp. 40-41, #43; BIB# 27582
The Corning Glass Center (1959) illustrated, p. 15; BIB# 99843
Glass from the Corning Museum of Glass: A Guide to the Collections (1958) (1958) illustrated, cover; pp. 40-41, #37; BIB# 27746
The Corning Glass Center (1958) illustrated, p. 15; BIB# 26395
Glas (1958) illustrated, p. 49, fig. 45; BIB# 25567
Three Centuries of European Glass (1955) #1;
Art in Glass (1955) pp. 142-143;
The Story of Glass (1953) illustrated, pl. 7 (fig. j); BIB# 25461