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Overall H: 24.1 cm; Rim Diam: 11.7 cm; Foot Diam: 12.9 cm
On Display
about 1690-1700
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Transparent red (gold ruby) non-lead glass; blown, cut, engraved; turned wood stem. Large, cylindrical bowl with rounded base; cut gadrooning around the bottom; band of tiefschnitt engraving around the middle: five naked putti cavort on a continuous, scrolling grape vine; mounted in a copper or brass collar with rose-twisted band, on a turned wood stem and foot, large ovoid knop at the top and a rope- twisted band at the base, foot with oval panels and depressions; green felt covers the underside of the foot.
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
Curious and Curiouser: Surprising Finds from the Rakow Library
Rakow Library, Corning Museum of Glass 2017-04-08 through 2018-02-17
From advertisements for glass eyes to patents for preserving the dead in glass; from glasshouse dollars to drawings by worldfamous artists such as Salvador Dali and Georgia O’Keeffe. These are some of the rarely seen wonders in Curious and Curiouser: Surprising Finds from the Rakow Library. Artists, researchers, authors, and glass enthusiasts of all kinds use the Rakow Library’s holdings to learn more about glass, which often leads to voyages of discovery in unexpected directions. Come discover how the rare collections and curiosities in the Rakow Library have inspired others and how they can inspire you.
Corning Museum of Glass
Changing Exhibitions Gallery
Glass as a medium for imitation (2014-11) illustrated, p. 16-17 (fig. 5); BIB# AI98583
Gold Ruby Goblet (adult) (2011)BIB# 131690
Corning Museum Announces Glass Seminar October 16-18 (2008-07-04) illustrated, p. 48;
Alchemy & Glass: The Mystery Explored at Corning Museum (2008-06-20) illustrated
Alchemy & Glass: the Mystery Explored at Corning Museum (2008-06-20) illustrated, p. 46;
Rubinglas des Ausgehenden 17. und des 18. Jahrhunderts (revised ed.) (2001) illustrated, p. 155, fig .2; BIB# 71682
Rubinglas des Ausgehenden 17. und des 18. Jahrhunderts (1997-12-15) Band 2, p. 5, #2; BIB# 60294