Covered Bowl

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Object Name: 
Covered Bowl
Accession Number: 
2009.3.78
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 14.8 cm, W: 19.4 cm, D: 15 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1700
Web Description: 
This bowl is made of a type of glass known as “gold ruby”. The color is achieved by the interaction of light with particles of gold suspended within it. The costly gilded silver mounts, made by Johannes Brauman II, confirm the prestige of gold ruby glass.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Kunst-und Auktionhaus Dr. Jurgen Fischer, Source
2009-10-23
Material: 
Inscription: 
INT TENTOON STELLING VAN DUDE KUNST / RIJKSMUSEUM AMSTERDAM 1936.
label
on bottom oval red sticker
Primary Description: 
Gold ruby glass, silver; cased, mold-blown, assembled, gilded silver mount. Bowl has wide foot and shallow body with ribbed exterior. Has metal rings around foot and rim with two decorative handles at sides. Rounded cover has flared lip and vertical ribbing rising to a metal handle in the shape of a man with raised arms.
Chinese Glass snuff Bottles: Foreign Influences on an Indigenous Art Form (2015-03) illustrated, p. 5;
European Glassmaking Techniques in China: Kilian Stumpf's Probable Influence over Liuli (2013-03) illustrated, p. 10;
The Corning Museum of Glass: Notable Acquisitions 2009 (2010) illustrated, p. 17, #8; BIB# AI79879
Europasches Glas & Studioglas (2009) illustrated, #54; BIB# 112076