Covered Bowl

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Object Name: 
Covered Bowl
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
2000.3.8 B
Overall H: 16.2 cm; Diam (max): 8.8 cm
On Display
Primary Description: 
Covered Bowl. Vessel: colorless, with grayish tinge; 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 two horizontal blue bands 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.
Christie's, Paris, Source
edge of foot (a); underside (b) white ink
Title Unknown (Musée Ariana, Geneva)
Recent Important Acquisitions, 43 (2001) illustrated, p. 198, fig. 9, right; BIB# AI53002
Verre de Venise: tresors (1995) illustrated, pp. 29, 89, #169; BIB# 36397