A very fine Venetian or façon de Venise latticino goblet Late 16th/early 17th century.

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Lot 407
A very fine Venetian or façon de Venise latticino goblet
Late 16th/early 17th century.

Sold for £ 24,000 (US$ 32,043) inc. premium
A very fine Venetian or façon de Venise latticino goblet
Late 16th/early 17th century.
In vetro a retorti, the tapering graduated waisted conical form with everted rim, the eight constrictions above a hollow ball knop flanked by clear glass mereses over a trumpet foot with folded rim, the pontil scar with traces of blue threads, 28cm high

Footnotes

  • Provenance: The Seagram Collection, New York, sold Artcurial, Paris, 15 March 2005, lot 66. Illustrated and exhibited at the Corning Museum of Glass, 1958, 'Three great centuries of Venetian Glass', no.66, pl.3; for the form with simple a fili internal threads see the example in the British Museum illustrated in the catalogue 'Mille anni di arte del vetro a Venezia' (1982), no.165. A very similar but smaller example (20.8cm), in the Cinzano Glass Collection, Turin, is illustrated by Lazarus (1974)
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