Wineglass

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Object Name: 
Wineglass
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
58.3.184
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 14 cm; Rim Diam: 13.2 cm; Foot Diam: 9.2 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1600-1700
Web Description: 
A 1655 inventory of the Bonhomme brothers' glasshouse in Liège, Belgium, mentions "verres à boutons à la façon de Lille" (glasses with buttons in the manner of Lille). It includes glasses with two, three, and four buttons, and we can assume that it refers to such vessels as this goblet with its two hollow knops. Liège and Lille were part of the Southern Netherlands in the 17th century, and glasses such as this one are usually attributed to that region. However, similar vessels were produced in Laubach in Hesse, Germany.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Eigel, Cologne, Former Collection
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Primary Description: 
Wineglass. Clear bubbly glass with dark tinge; free-blown. Flat slightly irregular foot with rough pontil mark, composite stem consisting of two flattened knops (the lower one close to an inverted baluster) alternating with three straight spool-like sections, shallow flaring bowl.
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2004-05-13 through 2004-10-17
Wine: Celebration and Ceremony
Venue(s)
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum 1985-06-04 through 1985-10-13
 
East Side Winter Antiques Show
Venue(s)
Park Avenue Armory
Beyond Venice: Glass in Venetian Style, 1500-1750 (2004) illustrated, p. 233, fig. 6; BIB# 79761
Gemalde, Ikonen, Skulpturen, Glas, Kunstgewerbe, #450 (1958-06-11) #726, pl. 53; BIB# 9851