Horsestem Goblet with Cover

Object Name: 
Horsestem Goblet with Cover

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Object Name: 
Horsestem Goblet with Cover
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 50.6 cm; Rim Diam: 10.7 cm; Foot Diam: 13.8 cm
On Display
Primary Description: 
Transparent very pale greenish-amber glass with minute and small bubbles and few sand impurities; free-blown and dip-molded, with applied and tooled parts. (a) Conical folded foot with pontil mark, stem consisting of an erected horse with white-black eyes standing on a gadrooned knop which is cushioned by double mereses and a crimped ring; the horse is balancing another gadrooned knop on its head which is surmounted by a stemmed disk holding the funnel bowl; (b) set-in domed cover with finial consisting of a cushioned gadrooned knop surmounted by a fish (dolphin) with its tail turned upwards and with white and black eyes; legs, ears, tail etc. are applied to the horse, tail and mane are crimped, the fins of the fish are also crimped.
Dantzig, M. M. van, Source
Title Unknown (Arthur A. Houghton Library)
Arthur A. Houghton Jr. Library
The Techniques of Renaissance Venetian Glassworking (2016) illustrated, Fig. 51; BIB# 149619
The Corning Flood: Museum Under Water (1977) illustrated, Appendix IV; BIB# 28535