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Overall H: 20.7 cm; Rim Diam: 14.2 cm; Base Diam: 10.3 cm
Not on Display
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Goblet. Colorless, with brownish gray tinge; opaque white. Vetro a fili, vetro a retorti. Conical bowl with fire polished rim; blown, flattened knop joined to bowl and foot by two mereses of colorless glass; blown pedestal foot with pontil mark. Joint of bowl and knop is covered by thick thread of colorless glass. Edge of foot is strengthened by colorless ribbon applied to upper surface. Bowl, knop, and foot are decorated with vertical bands of opaque white canes (a fili) alternating with twisted cables of six strands (a retorti).
Lubin, Edward R., Former Collection
The Yearning for Venetian Glass: Beauty that Traversed Oceans and Time
Suntory Museum of Art 2011-08-10 through 2011-10-10
50th Anniversary Commemorative Exhibition “Art revisited, beauty revealed” III
The Yearning for Venetian Glass: Beauty that Traversed Oceans and Time (2011) illustrated, p. 54;
Pittsburgh Glass, 1797-1891 (1976) illustrated, p. 393 (fig. 427); BIB# 19272
Recent Important Acquisitions, 13 (1971) illustrated, pp. 140-141, #37; BIB# AI93175
2011 Suntory Museum of Art Exhibition Schedule illustrated, p. 4;