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Overall H: 30 cm, W: 20.2 cm, Diam (max): 14.5 cm; Rim Diam: 8 cm
On Display
about 1500-1525
Credit Line: 
Gift of Robert and Deborah Truitt
Web Description: 
Calcedonio is a marbled glass that imitates agate, a banded form of chalcedony. It was produced in Venice by Angelo Barovier (1405-1460), and it has remained in limited production ever since.
Truitt, Robert, Source
Truitt, Deborah, Source
Primary Description: 
Ewer. Calcedonio. Blown; applied. Bulbous body tapering, then slightly flaring to fire-polished rim; joined directly to high pedestal foot with outfolded rim. Long, tapering spout and solid ear-shaped handle applied to bulb; handle joins wrapped band around neck about 2.5 cm below rim.
Corning Museum of Glass
Changing Exhibitions Gallery
Moments of Vision: Venice and the Islamic World, ca. 1300-1700
Institut du Monde Arabe 2006-10-02 through 2007-02-18
Metropolitan Museum of Art 2007-03-26 through 2007-07-08
Corning Museum of Glass 2004-05-13 through 2004-10-17
The Techniques of Renaissance Venetian Glassworking (2016) illustrated, Fig. 48; BIB# 149619
The Yearning for Venetian Glass: Beauty that Traversed Oceans and Time (2011) illustrated, p. 10, fig. 3;
Medieval Glass for Popes, Princes, and Peasants (2010) illustrated, p. 244, #122; BIB# 115588
Yi shu bo li he zhuang shi bo li (Artistic Glass and Decorative Glass) (2009) illustrated, p. 251, pl. 14 (fig. 12-12); BIB# 166455
Venezia e l'Islam 828-1797 (2007) illustrated, p. 281; BIB# 101319
Venise et l'Orient 828-1797 (2006) illustrated, p. 261, cat. 168; p. 344, cat.168; BIB# 103088
European Glass in the Venetian Style 1500-1750 (2004-08) illustrated, p. 70; BIB# AI63553
Beyond Venice: Glass in Venetian Style, 1500-1750 (2004) illustrated, p. 7, fig. 2; BIB# 79761
Recent Important Acquisitions, 44 (2002) illustrated, pp. 226-227, fig. 25; BIB# AI64571
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 2001 (2002) illustrated, p. 15; BIB# AI93571