Filigrana Decanter and Stopper

Object Name: 
Filigrana Decanter and Stopper

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Object Name: 
Filigrana Decanter and Stopper
Accession Number: 
61.3.212
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 40.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1958
Primary Description: 
Colorless and purple glass; mold-blown and cased. Flask-shaped bottle with rimless mouth; purple and colorless canes are picked up and mold-blown, creating a "net" filigrana (filigree) pattern, and cased in colorless glass. Leaf-shaped stopper also has filigrana (filgree) cane decoration. Marked with acid stamp: "venini/murano/ITALIA. Exhibited in "Glass 1959."
Department: 
Venini Glass
Venue(s)
Museo Franz Mayer Arts Decorativas en Mexico 2004-07-01 through 2004-10-01
Glass 1959: A Special Exhibition of International Contemporary Glass (1959) illustrated, p. 226, pl. 192; BIB# 27614