Wineglass

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Object Name: 
Wineglass
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
77.3.53
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 18.2 cm; Rim Diam: 9.5 cm; Foot Diam: 8.9 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1600-1700
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Wineglass. Colorless, translucent blue. Blown, mold-blown; applied, tooled, gilded. Wineglass. Conical bowl with fire-polished, gilded rim; encircled four times with thin thread of colorless glass at two-thirds height; molded vertical ribbing at base, pinched together in twos; thin merese at top of hollow, twisted mold-blown stem (16 ribs), with short true baluster above two ball knops, and tapered inverted baluster at base; two applied blue ear-shaped wings with trailed and pincered colorless glass band, with projection at top, and curled lower terminal; joined by glue-bit to circular, sloping foot with gilded rim; pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss, Jerome (1893-1978), Source
Three Great Centuries of Venetian Glass
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass
The Techniques of Renaissance Venetian Glassworking (2016) illustrated, Fig. 74; BIB# 149619