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Quatrefoil Goblet

In this video, a crimp-edge molding tool sandwiches the glass between a solid form on the inside and metal jaws on the outside to create a quatrefoil shape.

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Dragon Goblet | Techniques of Renaissance Venetian-Style Glassworking

This video shows the three parts of this goblet—foot, stem, and cup—being made and placed “on hold” in an oven. After the foot has been attached to a pontil, ...

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Verzelini Goblet

Listen as former curator Dedo von Kerssenbrock-Krosigk describes this glass goblet. Venetian glassmakers were hired in England during the 16th century.

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Goblet Making on the Blowpipe

A goblet—bowl, foot, and stem—is made on the blowpipe in this video. Learn more in The Techniques of Renaissance Venetian Glassworking by William ...

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Ampollina

An ampollina is a vessel similar in purpose to the Amphora, but smaller in size. This example has a handle, spout, small flameworked flowers, and a gold-leaf ...

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Enameled Goblet

This goblet is made using mezza-stampatura, also known as mezza-forma (Italian, “half mold”). With this technique, vertical ribs are made on the lower part of a ...

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Blue New Mexico Goblets

Josh Simpson and assistants, Jay Brown and Tucker Litchfield make a Blue New Mexico Wine Goblet. Josh Simpson stopped making his iconic goblets 29 years ...

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Verzelini Goblet (Technique)

Listen as glass artist William Gudenrath describes the technique used to make the Verzelini goblet. Venetian glassmakers were hired in England during the 16th ...

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Chalcedony Glass

How does chalcedony glass react when it is melted and blown? This video supplies the answer. Learn more about this object in The Techniques of Renaissance ...

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Classic Flared Wineglass

An exceptionally elegant vessel, this wineglass is a perfect example of an object built on the blowpipe. It has a stem with no constriction, and it features a merese ...

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Reliquary

A reliquary is a container of sacred relics. This example has suspension loops, a lid, and a finial. See 360˚ photography and learn more about this object in The ...

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Verzelini Goblet | Techniques of Renaissance Venetian-Style Glassworking

This video shows the three parts—bowl, stem, and foot—attached directly from above without the use of mereses, which are more conventionally employed.

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Goblet with Inner Blue Ball

This goblet has a blown blue ball inside the cup. In this video, the ball is attached to the inner part of the cup. Learn more about this object in The Techniques of ...

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Spanish Wineglass | Techniques of Renaissance Venetian-Style Glassworking

This video shows the canes being made, cut, and preheated on a ceramic place-holding plate. A solid cylindrical mass of glass on the end of a blowpipe is rolled ...

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Kuttrolf Stem

A Kuttrolf is a flask with a neck that is divided into two or more tubes. It has Roman antecedents, it was made by German glassworkers in the later Middle Ages, ...

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Simple Flared Wineglass

Built on the blowpipe, this goblet has a slight flare, one constriction in the stem, and a merese. Learn more about this object in The Techniques of Renaissance ...

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(No sound) Façon de Venise Goblet

This video shows the technique of making a Façon de Venise (a French term meaning "manner, or style, of Venice") goblet, an object in the exhibition Beyond ...

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(No sound) Nuremburg Goblet

This video shows the technique of making a Nuremburg goblet, an object in the exhibition Beyond Venice: Glass in Venetian Style 1500--1750, which was on ...

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Goblet Made from Three Bubbles

Three bubbles are attached to one another to create this goblet. The first bubble makes the bowl, the second creates the knop, and the third produces the foot.

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Open-work Goblet | Techniques of Renaissance Venetian-Style Glassworking

In this video, first the bowl or cup is blown of colorless glass. Next, a series of solid and hollow elements are stacked, interrupted by three straps that create an ...

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