Wineglass (vetro a retortoli)

Object Name: 
Wineglass (vetro a retortoli)

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Object Name: 
Wineglass (vetro a retortoli)
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
51.3.119
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 13.8 cm; Rim Diam (max): 15.5 cm; Foot Diam (max): 7.8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1550-1610
Primary Description: 
Wineglass (vetro a retortoli). Colorless glass, grayish, white canes; blown, applied. Shallow bowl joined by wide merese of colorless glass to blown stem composed of annular knop between disks, atop inverted baluster; this is joined, by colorless capstan shaped element worked on its lower end, to slightly irregular shallow, blown pedestal foot with pontil mark. Bowl, stem, and foot are all decorated, probably from same parison, with series of three colorless bands alternating with single twisted cable of six strands of opaque white glass. All three sections show 12 repetitions of filigrana decoration. Filigree canes of bowl and foot end in straight shear mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Brigham, Mrs. Harry Hillyer, Source
1951-01-31
Mannheim Collection, Former Collection
1910
Brigham, Harry Hillyer, Former Collection
Category: 
Material: 
2300 Degrees: The Glass Experience
Venue(s)
Museum of Science and Industry 2008-03-13 through 2008-09-01
Flowers Which Clothe the Meadows
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1978-04-26 through 1978-10-21
 
The Techniques of Renaissance Venetian Glassworking (2016) illustrated, Fig. 55a; BIB# 149619
Baroque Influences on the Form and Decoration of Glass (2014) illustrated, p. 19; BIB# 142141
Historia del Vidrio: desarrollo formal, technologico y cientifico (2012) illustrated, p. 91, fig. 74; BIB# 139172
El vidrio en la pintura del Museo Nacional del Prado (2012) illustrated, pp. 77, 172 (fig. 62); BIB# 127571
Objects of Fantasy: Glass Inclusions of the Nineteenth Century (2001) illustrated, p. 62, no. 32; BIB# 68390
Glassmaking in Renaissance Venice: The Fragile Craft (1999) pp. 89-90, fig. 4.8; BIB# 60411
Le verre et l'optique oculaire (1997) illustrated, pp. 6, 48; BIB# 101632
A Chorus of Colors: Chinese Glass from Three American Collections (1995) illustrated, pp. 23-24, fig. 5; BIB# 36317
Hikari no shouchu: sekai no garasu = The glass (1992) p. 20, no. 29; BIB# 58995
Treasures from The Corning Museum of Glass (1992) illustrated, p. 45, no. 32; BIB# 35679
Masterpieces of Glass: A World History From The Corning Museum of Glass (1990) illustrated, pp. 98-99, pl. 41; BIB# 33819
Glass and Ophthalmic Optics (1988) illustrated, p. 6; BIB# 65467
Book of Glass (1986) p. 52;
Wine Tastes Its Best . . . (1985-11-17) p. 1, section D;
Glass and Ophthalmic Optics (1985) illustrated, p. 4; BIB# 36218
Il Vetro Veneziano (1982) illustrated, p. 98, fig. 86; BIB# 30775
Story of Glass Coloring Book (1981) illustrated, p. 28, lower right; BIB# 67749
Glas (1958) illustrated, pp. 51-52, fig. 47; BIB# 25567
Ancienne Collection Charles Mannheim: Objets d'Art (1910) no. 149; BIB# 52002