Beaker

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Object Name: 
Beaker
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
72.3.52
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 14.8 cm; Rim Diam: 11 cm; Foot Diam: 9.9 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1500-1525
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass with greyish tint, mold-blown, enameled. Conical bowl with twelve ribs a mezza stampaura on the lower half. Attached blown pedestal foot with infolded rim and pontil mark in the center. Some bubbles trapped between base of bowl and top of foot. Enameled decoration: Below rim, inscription band in capitals, framed by dots, all in white enamel: “POVRMOSVRLELEOTENA[N]TRENALDI” (pour mo[n]s[ie]ur le leotena[n]t Renaldi); below, enameled in white with contours in dark brown, on opposite sides two rampant dogs, with a stag inbetween; opposite stag, a bird, enameled in white with aqua blue wing and eye. Upper ends of ribs enameled in white.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Vecht, A., Source
1972
Category: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
POVRMOSVRLELEO TENA TRENALDI
Inscription
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass
Changing Exhibitions Gallery
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2004-05-13 through 2004-10-17
 
The Yearning for Venetian Glass: Beauty that Traversed Oceans and Time (2011) illustrated, p. 14, fig. 9;
Medieval Glass for Popes, Princes, and Peasants (2010) illustrated, pp. 254-255, #128; BIB# 115588
Beyond Venice: Glass in Venetian Style, 1500-1750 (2004) illustrated, p. 172, no. 5; BIB# 79761
French Enameled Glass of the Renaissance (1991) illustrated, pp. 53-54, fig. 12;
Recent Important Acquisitions, 15 (1973) illustrated, pp. 190-191, #23; BIB# AI91004