Enameled Goblet

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Object Name: 
Enameled Goblet
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 16.2 cm, D (rim): 8.2 cm; D: (foot) 10.1 cm
On Display
about 1500
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Enameled Goblet. Colorless, with grayish tinge; translucent blue. Mold-blown; tooled, enameled, gilded. Slightly bulging cylindrical bowl, with slightly sagging base, set directly on tall, mold-blown (17 ribs) pedestal foot with ribbon of translucent dark blue applied to rim and with pontil mark in apex. Second gather applied to bowl and mold-blown (12 ribs) a mezza stampatura, then pinched together at intervals to give two registers of nipt-diamond waies. Around base of bowl, applied and notched band of colorless glass. Ribs of bowl are gilded; color combinations are white surrounding blue, red surrounding green, and blue surrounding red. Above, in spaces between conjoined ribs, large green dots were painted. Below rim is formal border of ovals scratched in gold, enclosing circles of white enamel dots with red dot in each center; above and below this border are rows of blue dots on gold and of white dots on glass. At bottom of this frieze is row of red dots spaced at twice interval used for white dots. Lower edge of gold area was scratched out into border of rectangular lappets.
Strauss, Jerome (1893-1978), Former Collection
The Yearning for Venetian Glass: Beauty that Traversed Oceans and Time
Suntory Museum of Art 2011-08-10 through 2011-10-10
50th Anniversary Commemorative Exhibition “Art revisited, beauty revealed” III
Corning Museum of Glass 2004-05-13 through 2004-10-17
The Techniques of Renaissance Venetian Glassworking (2016) illustrated, Fig. 1, 50; BIB# 149619
Online Resource Reveals Mysteries of Venetian Glassmaking Techniques (2016) illustrated, p. 301 (left); BIB# AI102873
A Glass Lamp in the Museum Kunstpalast (2013) illustrated, p. 44, #3; BIB# 136186
The Yearning for Venetian Glass: Beauty that Traversed Oceans and Time (2011) illustrated, pp. 34-35;
Mille Anni di Arte del Vetro a Venezia (1982) p. 90, #86;
Important Acquisitions from the Strauss Collection (1980) illustrated, p. 105, #16; BIB# AI9181
Three Great Centuries of Venetian Glass (1958) illustrated, pp. 30-31, no. 5; BIB# 63296