Venetian-Style Goblet (Champagne Flute)
Born: New York, New York 1959
Venetian-style blown glass 9 3/4 x 3 in. (24.8 x 7.5 cm) diam. Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Kenneth R. Trapp in memory of Thomas Hume Slater, Jr.
Smithsonian American Art Museum
Luce Foundation Center, 4th Floor, 55B
Luce Center Label
Alan Goldfarb considers the goblet one of the most challenging vessels to produce. By making his objects completely by hand, he pays tribute to glassmakers throughout history. His Venetian Goblets, while not replicas, evoke the richness of the centuries-old Venetian tradition.
decorative arts - glass
Crafts - Glass