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Overall H: 15 cm; Rim Diam: 15 cm; Foot Diam: 8.7 cm
Not on Display
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Gift of Mr. Jerome Strauss
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Goblet. Colorless, with brownish tinge; lattimo. Vetro a retorti, vetro a reticello; tooled. Slightly pointed hemispherical bowl with fire polished rim; joined by glue-bit of colorless glass to blown inverted baluster stem; joined by second colorless glue-bit to tall, blown, domed foot of double ogee profile, with infolded rim and pontil mark. Bowl, stem, and foot are all decorated with elaborate design a reticello, with groups of five equally spaced single threads alternating with twisted a retorti cables of six strands, catching bubbles in intersections.
Strauss, Jerome (1893-1978), Former Collection
Global Luxury in Renaissance Venice
Gardiner Museum 2021-10-19 through 2022-05-29
The exhibition will explore renaissance Venice as a vibrant point of cultures and ideas. It will present Venetian maiolica in dialogue with a range of fine and decorative arts: from Chinese porcelain and Islamic metalwork to Venetian glass and painting, highlighting processess of exchange and adaptation, as well as rivalry and imitation across media. The exhibition will feature maiolica from the Gardiner Museum's collection, which will be enhanced by loans of ceramics, textiles, metalwork, glass, engravings, drawings, painting, and more.
Glass: Virtual, Real (2016) illustrated, p. 125; BIB# 167899
Three Great Centuries of Venetian Glass (1958) pp. 80-81, #80; BIB# 63296