Dessert Decoration in the form of a Glass Garden

Object Name: 
Dessert Decoration in the form of a Glass Garden

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Object Name: 
Dessert Decoration in the form of a Glass Garden
Accession Number: 
Overall W: 68 cm, L: 94 cm
Not on Display
about 1760
Primary Description: 
Opaque white, opalescent colorless and opaque colored glass; lampworked, assembled, glued. Group of glass pieces in the shape of an Italian rococo garden, consisting of central fountain flanked by dolphins, flower beds and flower vases.
Galleria Rossella Junck, Source
Venice in the Age of Canaletto
John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art 2009-10-08 through 2010-01-10
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art 2010-02-13 through 2010-05-10
Corning Museum of Glass 2002-10-17 through 2003-02-16
In Sparkling Company: Reflections on Glass in the 18th-century British World (2020) illustrated, pp. 204-205 (fig. 157);
Glass Dessert Table Settings in Venice in the 18th Century (2004) illustrated, pp. 164-165, fig. 3, 4;
'The Magic of the Lamp' at Corning Museum of Glass (2003-01) illustrated, p. 22A, lower right;
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 2002 (2003) illustrated, p. 2; BIB# AI93609
Recent Important Acquisitions, 45 (2003) illustrated, p. 207, fig. 9; BIB# AI59133