Miniature Covered Tankard

Object Name: 
Miniature Covered Tankard

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Object Name: 
Miniature Covered Tankard
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 10.7 cm, W: 7.4 cm, D: 6.5 cm
On Display
Credit Line: 
Purchased with funds from the Estate of Richard Andrasi
Primary Description: 
Miniature Covered Tankard. Colorless and opaque white glass, silver, remnants of gilding; blown and hot-worked glass with applied handle; chased and repousse silver. Vetro a fili and vetro a retortoli, colorless glass with lattimo threads and bundles of twisted lattimo threads, globular form with narrower, cylindrical neck, foot-ring blown from the mantle, slight kick in base, handle from a trail of clear glass, ending in a knop, with traces of gilding; mount: chased and repousse silver, decoration on lid of radially arranged teardrop patterns.
Kunstkammer Georg Laue, Source
[triangular-shaped indentation]
Stamped just below thumbrest
The Corning Museum of Glass: Notable Acquisitions 2014 (2015) illustrated, p. 8 (#2); BIB# AI100547
Major Glass, Library Acquisitions Added to Corning Museum Collection (2015) illustrated, p. 317 (top left); BIB# 705344
The White Gold of Venice: Filigree Glass for European Kunstkammer (Das weisse Gold von Venedig: Filigranglas für die Kunstkammern Europas) (2014) illustrated, p. 6 (2nd from right), p. 40 (far left), p. 73 (3rd from right), p. 74-75, 153-154, 219, centerfold; BIB# 139359
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 2014 (2014) illustrated, pp. 7, 36; BIB# 706293
European Furniture, Sculpture, Glass, and Works of Art (2007) illustrated, Lot 98; BIB# 100705