Winged Goblet

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Object Name: 
Winged Goblet
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 27.6 cm; Rim Diam (max): 8.9 cm; Foot Diam (max): 11.4 cm
On Display
about 1670-1729
Primary Description: 
Winged Goblet. Colorless glass with slight greenish tinge, red and white canes, and aqua blue applications; bubbles, seeds, few refractory inclusions; blown, cane-work, applied. Conical bowl with furnace-opened rim and rounded base, joined to stem with merese and large avolio. Attached, twisted cane with two rods of white glass and one of opaque red glass, arranged in eight loops within a triangular field with rounded edges; applied blue trail on sides, pincered with a patterned tool into corrugated fins, crests, and beaks. Joined with second tall avolio to blown foot with infolded edge and rough pontil mark.
Strauss, Jerome (1893-1978), Source
Masterpieces of Germanic Glass, 15th-19th centuries
Bergstrom-Mahler Museum 1979-06 through 1979-09
East Side Winter Antiques Show
Park Avenue Armory
Masterpieces of Germanic Glass, 15th-19th centuries (1979) p. 24, fig. 13; BIB# 21076
Treasures in Glass (1966) illustrated, pp. 29, 31, #41; BIB# 28036