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2008

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2017

2022

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Glass Family Goblet

This is a goblet. It was manufactured by Alessi S.p.A.. It is dated 2008 and we acquired it in 2017. Its medium is crystalline glass. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

Jasper Morrison’s Glass Family’s sophisticated forms project a sense of purity and practicality, as form meets function through direct simplicity. The displayed refinement directly opposes the behaviors with which gluttonous, excessive drinking is associated.

This object was donated by S. Bernard Paré. It is credited Gift of Bernard Paré.

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 13.2 × 7 cm (5 3/16 × 2 3/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Glass Family Goblet; Manufactured by Alessi S.p.A. (Italy); crystalline glass; H x diam.: 13.2 × 7 cm (5 3/16 × 2 3/4 in.); Gift of Bernard Paré; 2017-34-1

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Virtue in Vice.

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