"Fondo Murrine" (Mosaic Bottom) Bowl

Title: 
"Fondo Murrine" (Mosaic Bottom) Bowl

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Object Name: 
Fondo Murrine (Mosaic Bottom) Bowl
Title: 
"Fondo Murrine" (Mosaic Bottom) Bowl
Accession Number: 
58.3.14
Dimensions: 
Rim Diam: 21.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1956
Credit Line: 
Gift of Venini
Primary Description: 
Colorless, blue, purple (appearing black), white, and yellow glass; fused and blown. Wide hemispherical bowl, with broad rim of blue, joined incalmo to the lower two-thirds of body formed of purple/black, white, and yellow murrine cased in colorless glass (murrine cane patterns: purple/black lines on white background, purple/black dots on yellow and white background); ground and polished pontil. Marked with an acid stamp: "venini/murano/ITALIA".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Venini Glassworks, Source
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2003-09-22 through 2004-03-01
Corning Incorporated Gallery 2004-06-17 through 2004-10-03