Double-tiered Goblet

Object Name: 
Double-tiered Goblet

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Object Name: 
Double-tiered Goblet
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 40 cm
On Display
about 1670-1690
Primary Description: 
Clear glass with minute bubbles; free-blown and engraved, with applied and tooled decoration. Spreading foot with slight pontil mark, stem consisting of a solid knop flanked by stemmed double and triple mereses, round funnel bowl; set-in cover with cushioned knop finial flanked by triple mereses and supporting a second smaller round funnel bowl with set-in core having a squat pear-shaped finial resting on a flattened knop and a merese; the bottoms of the two bowls and the tops of the two covers have applied and vertically pinched bands to form a gadrooned decoration the ribs of which end in nipples; both bowls bear crudely engraved bands of shallow stylized leaf sprays and bushes, each band including one bird, concentric wavy borders and simple leaf wreaths around bowls and covers.
Kunsthaus Lempertz, Cologne, Source
Corning Museum of Glass
Changing Exhibitions Gallery
East Side Winter Antiques Show
Park Avenue Armory