Wineglass (vetro a retortoli)

Object Name: 
Wineglass (vetro a retortoli)

What is AAT?

The Art & Architecture Thesaurus (AAT) (r) is a structured vocabulary for generic concepts related to art and architecture. It was developed by The Getty Research Institute to help research institutions become consistent in the terminology they use.Learn More

Object Name: 
Wineglass (vetro a retortoli)
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 13.8 cm; Rim Diam (max): 15.5 cm; Foot Diam (max): 7.8 cm
On Display
about 1550-1610
Primary Description: 
Wineglass (vetro a retortoli). Colorless glass, grayish, white canes; blown, applied. Shallow bowl joined by wide merese of colorless glass to blown stem composed of annular knop between disks, atop inverted baluster; this is joined, by colorless capstan shaped element worked on its lower end, to slightly irregular shallow, blown pedestal foot with pontil mark. Bowl, stem, and foot are all decorated, probably from same parison, with series of three colorless bands alternating with single twisted cable of six strands of opaque white glass. All three sections show 12 repetitions of filigrana decoration. Filigree canes of bowl and foot end in straight shear mark.
Brigham, Mrs. Harry Hillyer, Source
Mannheim Collection, Former Collection
Brigham, Harry Hillyer, Former Collection
Global Luxury in Renaissance Venice
Gardiner Museum 2021-10-19 through 2022-05-29
The exhibition will explore renaissance Venice as a vibrant point of cultures and ideas. It will present Venetian maiolica in dialogue with a range of fine and decorative arts: from Chinese porcelain and Islamic metalwork to Venetian glass and painting, highlighting processess of exchange and adaptation, as well as rivalry and imitation across media. The exhibition will feature maiolica from the Gardiner Museum's collection, which will be enhanced by loans of ceramics, textiles, metalwork, glass, engravings, drawings, painting, and more.
2300 Degrees: The Glass Experience
Museum of Science and Industry 2008-03-13 through 2008-09-01
Flowers Which Clothe the Meadows
Corning Museum of Glass 1978-04-26 through 1978-10-21
The Techniques of Renaissance Venetian-Style Glassworking (2019) illustrated, Introduction fig. 14; BIB# 716365
The Techniques of Renaissance Venetian Glassworking (2016) illustrated, Fig. 55a; BIB# 149619
Baroque Influences on the Form and Decoration of Glass (2014) illustrated, p. 19; BIB# 142141
El vidrio en la pintura del Museo Nacional del Prado (2012) illustrated, pp. 77, 172 (fig. 62); BIB# 127571
Historia del Vidrio: desarrollo formal, technologico y cientifico (2012) illustrated, p. 91, fig. 74; BIB# 139172
Objects of Fantasy: Glass Inclusions of the Nineteenth Century (2001) illustrated, p. 62, no. 32; BIB# 68390
Glassmaking in Renaissance Venice: The Fragile Craft (1999) pp. 89-90, fig. 4.8; BIB# 60411
Glass and Ophthalmic Glass (1998) illustrated, p. 48 (center);
Le verre et l'optique oculaire (1997) illustrated, pp. 6, 48 (center); BIB# 101632
A Chorus of Colors: Chinese Glass from Three American Collections (1995) illustrated, pp. 23-24, fig. 5; BIB# 36317
Hikari no shouchu: sekai no garasu = The glass (1992) p. 20, no. 29; BIB# 58995
Treasures from The Corning Museum of Glass (1992) illustrated, p. 45, no. 32; BIB# 35679
Masterpieces of Glass: A World History From The Corning Museum of Glass (1990) illustrated, pp. 98-99, pl. 41; BIB# 33819
Glass and Ophthalmic Optics (1988) illustrated, p. 6; BIB# 65467
Book of Glass (1986) p. 52;
Wine Tastes Its Best . . . (1985-11-17) p. 1, section D;
Glass and Ophthalmic Optics (1985) illustrated, p. 4; BIB# 36218
Il Vetro Veneziano (1982) illustrated, p. 98, fig. 86; BIB# 30775
Story of Glass Coloring Book (1981) illustrated, p. 28, lower right; BIB# 67749
Glas (1958) illustrated, pp. 51-52, fig. 47; BIB# 25567
Ancienne Collection Charles Mannheim: Objets d'Art (1910) no. 149; BIB# 52002