Reverse-Painted Dish

Object Name: 
Reverse-Painted Dish

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Object Name: 
Reverse-Painted Dish
Accession Number: 
53.3.27
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 7.7 cm, Diam: 36.9 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1700-1799
Primary Description: 
Clear glass with many minute bubbles and few impurities; wear marks on the foot-ring; free-blown and painted, with little gilding and silvering (verre eglomise). Foot-ring with airtrap, outspreading everted rim with airtrap; on the back of the bottom which is slightly pointed at the inside, is the painted panel of a woman seated at a table holding a bunch of grapes and fruit in front of her, through the window a view of a fruiting vine.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Vecht, A., Former Collection
1953