Cup and Saucer (Trembleuse)

Object Name: 
Cup and Saucer (Trembleuse)

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Object Name: 
Cup and Saucer (Trembleuse)
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
53.3.47
Dimensions: 
(A) Cup H: 8.7 cm, Diam (max): 7.3 cm; (B) Saucer H: 4.6 cm, Diam (max): 10.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1700-1800
Web Description: 
The socketed saucer held the cup steady and prevented spillage.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Davis, Cecil, Source
1953
Primary Description: 
Cup and Saucer (trembleuse). Calcedonio, aventurine. Blown; sprinkled aventurine flakes. Bell shaped beaker with fire-polished rim and applied flat foot-ring; saucer consisting of broad foot tapering upward, with uneven base that curves to shallow plate with curved, fire-polished rim; pontil mark on base. Inside of both parts is greenish blue; outside of saucer is decorated with oval spots of aventurine glass melted into surface.
The Techniques of Renaissance Venetian-Style Glassworking (2019) illustrated, Introduction fig. 11; BIB# 716365
Aventurine, a Muranese Specialty (2005) illustrated, p. 97, fig. 2;