Covered Goblet

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Object Name: 
Covered Goblet
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 36.4 cm; (a) Goblet H: 27.6 cm; Rim Diam: 10.6 cm; (a) Goblet Foot Diam: 11.3 cm
On Display
about 1600-1650
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Covered Goblet. Colorless, with brownish gray tinge; opaque white. Vetro a retorti; tooled. Tall bowl made in series of eight bulges that diminish in diameter from top to bottom, with flaring, fire-polished rim; joined directly with blown, flattened knop and blown pedestal foot of double ogee profile with infolded edge and pontil mark. Domed, flanged cover, which has barely discernible mold blown pattern of squares, terminates in blown knop; joined by glue-bit to solid dumbbell finial of colorless glass. At apex of cover, pontil mark. Goblet is decorated with vertical bands of opaque white canes a fili separated by twists a retorti of alternately four and six threads. Cover is decorated with opaque white twists a retorti, with cables of alternately four and six strands. Edge of foot marked “II 59 9(?)6” in white lacquer.
Strauss, Jerome (1893-1978), Former Collection
El Greco to Velazquez: Art During the Reign of Philip III
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 2008-04-13 through 2008-07-27
Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University 2008-08-22 through 2008-11-09
Corning Museum of Glass 2004-05-13 through 2004-10-17