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Goblet

Goblet

  • Place of origin:

    Venice, Italy (probably, made)

  • Date:

    1575-1675 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (production)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Glass, with mould-blown bowl and applied threads

  • Museum number:

    5507-1859

  • Gallery location:

    Glass, room 131, case 11, shelf 2

The glassmakers from Murano, an island in the Venice lagoon, were renowned for their skills and fanciful designs. The bowl of this drinking glass for wine is not round, but folded in from two sides. Its wavy rim is accentuated by a triple blue-glass trail.

Place of Origin

Venice, Italy (probably, made)

Date

1575-1675 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown (production)

Materials and Techniques

Glass, with mould-blown bowl and applied threads

Dimensions

Height: 21.0 cm, Width: 21.5 cm maximum

Descriptive line

Goblet, blown glass, probably Italy (Venice), 1575-1675

Categories

Glass; Drinking

Collection code

CER

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