"Pagliaccio Tiepolesco" Seated Masked Figure Playing Cymbals

Title: 
"Pagliaccio Tiepolesco" Seated Masked Figure Playing Cymbals

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Object Name: 
Pagliaccio Tiepolesco (Seated Masked Figure) Playing Cymbals
Title: 
"Pagliaccio Tiepolesco" Seated Masked Figure Playing Cymbals
Accession Number: 
58.3.32
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 31.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1950
Primary Description: 
From the series "La Maschere Italiane: Pagliaccio Tiepolesco." Opaque white and opaque black non-lead glass; hot-worked. Solid seated figure of "lattimo" (milk) white glass with black details; depicts hump-backed male with arms bent at elbows and holding cymbols, wears tall conical hat with crimped up-turned rim, wearing black demi-mask, two applied white eyes, half-fringed tunic decorated with black band, ruffled "V" collar, fluted pants, high-heeled shoes with black toe accents, figure sits with crossed legs on bass drum (with small rough pontil); drum and one foot rest on attached solid flat white circular disc with rough pontil. Partial white paper label: "Ven[ini]/Murano Venezia/N. 4525/Made In Italy."
Department: 
Provenance: 
Venini Glassworks, Source
1958
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