Rose Water Sprinkler with Cap

Object Name: 
Rose Water Sprinkler with Cap

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Object Name: 
Rose Water Sprinkler with Cap
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
51.3.315
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 27.5 cm; Body W: 11.1 cm, D: 15.3 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1730
Primary Description: 
Sprinkler. Bulbous body with long cylindrical neck with sheared, fire-polished rim; spreading slightly above collar, applied about 4.25 cm below rim, drawn [applied?] flat circular foot with pontil mark. Bright polychrome decoration on neck and below collar; two blue lines above collar. Borders above and below alternating quatrefoil motif and dotted diamond. On one side of body, in green, red, blue, yellow, and orange, festoon above loose bouquet of naturalistic flowers, with parrot perched in center; on other side, similar festoon and bouquet, with bird resembling finch in center; on ends, cluster of leaves and fruit above elaborate foliated blue scroll. Ormolu sprinkler cap.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Steuben Glass, Inc., Source
1951
Schreiber, Charlotte, Former Collection
Countess of Bessborough, Former Collection
Davis, Cecil, Former Collection
Confluente Est-Vest in Arta Sti'clei (2011-05) illustrated, p. 11;
Eighteenth-Century Venetian Enameled Lattimo and Iconographic Sources (2007) illustrated, p. 136, fig. 13;
The Corning Museum of Glass and the Finger Lakes Region (1993) illustrated, pp. 12-13, #19; BIB# 35681
Treasures from The Corning Museum of Glass (1992) illustrated, p. 48, #35; BIB# 35679
Masterpieces of Glass: A World History From The Corning Museum of Glass (1990) illustrated, pp. 160-161, pl. 72; BIB# 33819
Special Report: The Corning Glass Center (1985) p. 17;
Mille Anni di Arte del Vetro a Venezia (1982) p. 181;