Gold ruby glass

This 17th-century gold ruby goblet was made by inventor, alchemist and glassmaker Johann Kunckel (c. 1637-1703). The spectacular colour and high quality engraving make this object a real delight for the eye. The goblet recently went on display in the museum.

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