Introduction to library resources on history of drinking vessels, including goblets, beakers, cups and other drinking vessels. More information is available through The Library's catalog or by using the Rakow's Ask a Glass Question service.
Kosta Boda Kosta, Sweden. Eight services from the Kosta Boda collection. Kosta Kosta Boda [198- - 1990]. Page 3 has an illustrated step-by-step description of making a goblet. <Special: New Trade Catalogs>
Schmid, Edward T. Advanced glassworking techniques: an enlightened manuscript. Bellingham, Wash.: Glass Mountain Press, 1997. 320 p. <TP859 .S34 1997>
The Library has bibliographies on goblet making and goblet making videos that are available upon request.
The colored plates are a replica of a catalog of the firm "Salviati dr. Antonio" from the last quarter of the 19th century.
Murano by Gianfranco Toso
Publication Date: 2006-07-27
Discusses the origins of glass production, describing methods used by the Egyptians and the Romans. The earliest evidence of glass-making in Murano dates form the 7th to the 8th centuries AD and this beautifully illustrated book traces the fascinatign histroy of the manufacture of Murano the present day, expressing hopes for the future.
Contemporary glassmakers often employ Venetian-style techniques in their work. A new online publication, The Techniques of Renaissance Venetian Glassworking, by William Gudenrath, reconstructs how these objects were made. Fascinating and precise video demonstrations for Filigrana, Reticello, and other specialized types of glass, together with definitions and photographs, help glass collectors and makers understand the historical forms, shapes, and decorative techniques. Includes a dragonstem goblet https://renvenetian.cmog.org/object/dragon-stem-goblet