Covered Bowl

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Object Name: 
Covered Bowl
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
2000.3.8 A
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 15.3 cm, Diam (max): 8.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1500-1599
Primary Description: 
Covered Bowl. Vessel: colorless, with grayish tinge; bubbly; translucent blue. Mold-blown; applied, assembled. Lid: Colorless; bubbly; gold. Mold-blown; applied. Bowl with cover. Cylindrical bowl with fire-polished rim and rounded, mold-blown (18 ribs) base; joined by glue-bit to flattened mold-blown knop of blue glass; attached directly to mold-blown (22 ribs) pedestal foot with dark blue ribbon applied to rim. Bowl is decorated with one blue band and one horizontal colorless band applied at about one-third height, just above ribbing. Mold-blown domed cover with mold-blown flattened ball knop finial topped by applied prunt in dark blue glass that is partly gilded. Dome shows honeycomb pattern, with traces of gilding.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Christie's, Paris, Source
2000-03-28
Material: 
Inscription: 
410
mark
undserside of (b); bottom edge of foot (a) white ink
Title Unknown (Musée Ariana, Geneva)
Recent Important Acquisitions, 43 (2001) illustrated, p. 198, fig. 9, left; BIB# AI53002
Verre de Venise: tresors (1995) illustrated, pp. 29, 89, #169; BIB# 36397