Copy of the San Marco Bowl

Object Name: 
Copy of the San Marco Bowl

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Object Name: 
Copy of the San Marco Bowl
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
59.3.36
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 10.3 cm, W: 19.3 cm, Diam (max): 12.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1878
Primary Description: 
Transparent pale amethyst glass; blown, enameled, gilded. Bowl with flat base, rough pontil mark, wide flaring rim; on exterior in multicolored enamel and gold, very elaborate pattern; body decorated with 7 medallions framed by gilded circlets enclosing multicolored blossoms, top and bottom filled with small medallions with male profile heads; large medallions enclose figures in classical attitudes, rendered in white enamel with blue shading and details filled in with gold.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield, Source
1959-07
Material: 
Inscription: 
GP
Mark
CVM
Mark
Venue(s)
J. Paul Getty Museum 2007-10-18 through 2008-01-14
Corning Museum of Glass 2008-02-15 through 2008-05-27
Through the Looking Glass: A Set of Table Goblets at Palazzo Falson, Mdina (2015) illustrated, p. 50 (right); BIB# AI101298
The Treasury of San Marco, Venice (1984) pp. 180-183, no. 21; BIB# 23093