Cup (Trembleuse) of Chalcedony Glass

Object Name: 
Cup (Trembleuse) of Chalcedony Glass

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Object Name: 
Cup (Trembleuse) of Chalcedony Glass
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
53.3.47 A
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 8.7 cm; D (rim): 7.3 cm; D (foot): 3.1 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1700-1800
Web Description: 
The socketed saucer held the cup steady and prevented spillage.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Davis, Cecil, Source
1953
Applewhaite-Abbot, Mrs., Former Collection
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.
Czechoslovak & Italian Glass
Venue(s)
Museum of Contemporary Crafts 1964-09-15 through 1964-12-01
Aventurine, a Muranese Specialty (2005) illustrated, p. 97, fig. 2;