Venetian-Style Goblet (Champagne Flute)

  • Alan Goldfarb, Venetian-Style Goblet (Champagne Flute), 1998, Venetian-style blown glass, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Kenneth R. Trapp in memory of Thomas Hume Slater, Jr., 1999.6.2

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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.

Title
Venetian-Style Goblet (Champagne Flute)
Artist
Date
1998
On View
Dimensions
9 3/4 x 3 in. (24.8 x 7.5 cm) diam.
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Kenneth R. Trapp in memory of Thomas Hume Slater, Jr.

Mediums
Mediums Description
Venetian-style blown glass
Classifications
Object Number
1999.6.2
Palette
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