The Glade II

glass goblet with engraving, height 26 cm, engraved by Horst Schönberger, produced by von Poschinger Glasmanufaktur, 2012

part of the project Mary Wollstonecraft’s Scandinavian journey 1795

re-traced


The Glade II is a glass goblet that resembles the Bogstad Goblet that is mentioned but not shown in the video The Glade I. The goblet functions as a historical reconstruction/falsification and paraphrases the original goblet with its boastful engraving of the Bogstad Estate and a greeting of welcome. The new goblet has no property engraved but an empty glade and a quote from Wollstonecraft: ”I am going to be the first of a new genus  – I tremble at the attempt“.


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above and below: the glass from different view points


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