Tazza

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Object Name: 
Tazza
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
51.3.119
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 13.8 cm; Rim Diam: 15.5 cm; Foot Diam: 7.8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1550-1610
Primary Description: 
Tazza. Shallow bowl joined by wide merese of colorless glass to blown stem composed of annular knop between disks, atop inverted baluster; this is joined, by colorless capstan shaped element worked on its lower end, to slightly irregular shallow, blown pedestal foot with pontil mark. Bowl, stem, and foot are all decorated, probably from same parison, with series of three colorless bands alternating with single twisted cable of six strands of opaque white glass. All three sections show 12 repetitions of filigrana decoration. Filigree canes of bowl and foot end in straight shear mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Brigham, Mrs. Harry Hillyer, Source
Mannheim Collection, Former Collection
1910
Brigham, Harry Hillyer, Former Collection
Category: 
2300 Degrees: The Glass Experience
Venue(s)
Museum of Science and Industry 2008-03-13 through 2008-09-01
El Vidrio en la Pintura del Museo Nacional del Prado (2012) illustrated, Fig. 62 on p. 77, 172;
Objects of Fantasy: Glass Inclusions of the Nineteenth Century (2001) illustrated, p. 62, #32; BIB# 68390
Mankind, the Arts and Glass (1998) illustrated, p. 48; BIB# 101632
Treasures from The Corning Museum of Glass (1992) illustrated, p. 45, #32; BIB# 35679
Masterpieces of Glass: A World History From The Corning Museum of Glass (1990) illustrated, pp. 98-99, pl. 41; BIB# 33819
Glass and Ophthalmic Optics (1988) illustrated, p. 6; BIB# 65467
Book of Glass (1986) p. 52;
Wine Tastes Its Best . . . (1985-11-17) p. 1, section D;
Story of Glass Coloring Book (1981) illustrated, p. 28, lower right; BIB# 67749
Glas (1958) fig. 47; BIB# 25567
Glas (1958) illustrated, p. 51, fig. 47;