Amber Tinted Hunting Goblet

Dutch


Amber Tinted Hunting Goblet, ca. 1750

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Glass

Dimensions: 10 1/8 × 3 13/16 in. (25.7 × 9.7 cm)

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William L. Richards, 1974.65.16

Genre scenes depicting every day life became very popular in the Netherlands during the seventeenth century in all different artistic media. Hunting was a very fashionable sport and scenes like this one became very common. This particular goblet is a masterly specimen of architecture and landscape etching. The conical bowl features a castle, a hunter by a duck pond, and a farmhouse.

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