"Murrine" (Mosaic) Vase

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Object Name: 
Murrine (Mosaic) Vase
Title: 
"Murrine" (Mosaic) Vase
Accession Number: 
58.3.79
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 17.9 cm, Diam: 10.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1954
Primary Description: 
Colorless, opaque yellow, and opaque brown (appearing black) glass; fused, blown, and cut. Waisted conical shape, lipless fire-polished circular opening; overall decoration of brownish-black millefiori cane with yellow hooked details; overall matte surface; narrow base, ground pontil. White paper label: "VENINI/MURANO/VENEZIA/NEW YORK/125 E. 55TH/(handwritten in ink) N.3835/34--/MADE IN ITALY".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Benavede, Altamira, Source
1957-10-22
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2003-09-22 through 2004-03-01
Corning Incorporated Gallery 2004-06-17 through 2004-10-03
Designs in Miniature: The Story of Mosaic Glass
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1995-06-03 through 1995-10-22
 
Designs in Miniature: The Story of Mosaic Glass (1995) illustrated, pp. 38-39; p. 39, Fig. 42, right; BIB# 26765
Cane and Murrine Decoration in 20th Century Glass (1995) illustrated, p. 24;