Wineglass Commemorating "VRIENDSCHAP" (Friendship)

Object Name: 
Wineglass Commemorating "VRIENDSCHAP" (Friendship)

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Object Name: 
Wineglass Commemorating "VRIENDSCHAP" (Friendship)
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 17 cm, Diam (max): 8.7 cm
Not on Display
about 1800
Credit Line: 
Purchased with funds from the Estate of Richard Andrasi
Primary Description: 
Wineglass Commemorating "VRIENDSCHAP" (Friendship). Colorless lead glass; blown, cut, engraved. Ceremonial wineglass with diamond stipple engraving depicting personifications of Caritas (charity) and Pietas (piety) in classical attire, seated and facing one another with joined hands, one fixing a garland of flowers to a burning altar, the other holding a flaming heart. Underneath the scene a banderol with inscription "VRIENDSCHAP" (friendship).
Frides Kunst en Antiekhandel V.O.F., Source
Earl of Brandford, Former Collection
Sotheby's, Former Collection
Christie's, Former Collection
Sheppard and Cooper, Ltd., Former Collection
Engraved within the banderol
L. Adams / fecit
Engraved to the right of the scene very faint
Past | Present: Expanding the Stories of Glass
Corning Museum of Glass 2022-05-15 through 2023-01-08
Past | Present: Expanding the Stories of Glass is an exhibition of glass objects with rich stories presented in ways that allow visitors to share their perspectives on what they are seeing as they tour the exhibition. The exhibition explores how objects can reveal stories about people across time and place, providing connections to the past, meaning in the present, and even ways to consider the future. More than 10 distinct vignettes will investigate how the Museum can broaden voices and narrative in our galleries. Generally, labels that accompany objects in museum galleries are written by museum curators and educators—and often focus on just one of an almost infinite number of possible stories and meanings. In this exhibition, objects—either alone or as a group—and their stories provide an entry point for further conversation.  Exhibition visitors will be introduced to the idea that the stories objects tell are always evolving. In fact, it is happening around them in the exhibition space. Visitors will be able to share their thoughts and add their ideas to the exhibition.
Uniquely Dutch eighteenth-century stipple-engravings on glass (1993) illustrated, pp. 18-19, 134, glass De.1; BIB# 35391
Engraved glass: masterpieces from Holland (1990) illustrated, pp. 84-85, #45;
The Bradford collection of 18th century Dutch engraved glass (1985-06-04) illustrated, pp. 60-61, lot 29; BIB# 5353
400 jaar antiek : nederlanse gebruiksvoorwerpen (1982) illustrated, p. 63, fig. 1; BIB# 36484
[Misc. glass] (1981-05-21) illustrated, p. 47, lot 611; BIB# 7981