Set of Drinking Glasses with Ruby Glass Feet

Object Name: 
Set of Drinking Glasses with Ruby Glass Feet

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Object Name: 
Set of Drinking Glasses with Ruby Glass Feet
Accession Number: 
2007.3.118
Dimensions: 
Tallest Glass H: 21.3 cm, Diam (max): 11 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
designed in 1900-1901
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Ennion Society
Web Description: 
In 1901, Peter Behrens made his architectural debut. He designed his own home, which was part of a newly established artists’ colony in Darmstadt, Germany. He designed both the home’s architecture and all of its furniture and accessories. This set of drinking glasses was specifically designed for the dining room.
Provenance: 
Schroder, Udo, Source
Material: 
Primary Description: 
Colorless and transparent ruby glass; mold-blown. With colorless hemispherical shaped cup atop a red, open cylindrical stem that widens slightly to domed foot.
Seeing Through Modernism (2009-01) illustrated, p. 134-135; BIB# AI77119
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 2007 (2008) illustrated, p. 14; BIB# AI90242
Recent Acquisitions (2008) illustrated, p. 12 (lower left); BIB# AI101005
Trinkglaser vom Jugendstil zum Art Deco (1998) illustrated, p. 124-125, 251; BIB# 80282