Goblet with Lid - Technique and Styles
Goblet with Lid
Germany; 2nd half 17th c.
The goblet is of exceptionally high quality and beauty and repays detailed analysis being a fine example of the complete mastery of cutting and polishing so typical of 17th c. German glassware.
The balanced relationship between the body of the goblet and the stem so often found in Germany, the clarity and strength of the glass, the harmonious interlacing of the patterning all fuse in this goblet to place it among the finest examples of European glassmaking in the 17th c.