Covered Cup

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Object Name: 
Covered Cup
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
2013.3.15
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 19.8 cm, Diam (max): 11 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1550-1599
Credit Line: 
Purchased with funds from the Estate of Richard Andrasi
Primary Description: 
Covered Cup. Colorless cristallo glass and opaque white glass; blown, hot-worked with filigrana decoration. (a) Cup with slightly waisted cylindrical body and conical foot with flattened knop. Foot decorated with opaque white spiraling filigrana decoration. Base of cup decorated with two bands of opaque white filigrana and one row of thicker opaque white trailed decoration. (b) Original cover, missing finial. Spherical knop and flattened merese survive. Opaque white trail decoration overall.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Venini, Paolo (Italian, 1895-1959), Former Collection
1959
Simmonds, Ian, Source
2013-05-26
to
2013-11-12
Hillyer, Laura Venini (1926-2013), Former Collection
1959
to
2013-05-26
Recent Acquisitions (2014) illustrated, p. 13, center; BIB# AI98357
The Corning Museum of Glass: Notable Acquisitions 2013 (2014) illustrated, p. 6 (#1);
Notes: Corning Museum Adds Major Work to Glass, Library Collections (2014) illustrated, p. 375, #1; BIB# AI100158
Memorial day weekend auction (2013-05) lot 639; BIB# 134708