The Rothschild Bowl

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Object Name: 
The Rothschild Bowl
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Overall H: 5.9 cm; Rim Diam: 14.1 cm; Foot Diam: 6.3 cm
On Display
about 1500-1510
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Purchased with funds from the Museum Endowment Fund
Web Description: 
This bowl is made in an opaque milky-white (lattimo) glass.
Sunday Art, Inc., Source
Primary Description: 
Bowl, "The Rothschild Bowl". Bowl: circular, with curved sides, everted fire-polished rim, and trailed foot-ring; pontil mark on base. Exterior is decorated with wide gold band in fish scale pattern; at center of each scale, dark blue enamel dot; bands of turquoise blue dots and dark red motif resembling lily of the valley suspended from each pair of blue dots. Interior is decorated with bust length profile of young man, facing left, outlined in black; his face is shaded pink, and his hair is gilded. He is dressed in red brown and white. To his left is banderole inscribed “EG/O VOBI/S SERV/O SON.” On either side, blue sky and clouds, and turquoise blue hills; tuft of fine grass in black enamel springs from hill at right. Moving out from center, portrait is encircled by band of light green enamel dots on gold ground, band of pairs of light blue dots with red motif resembling lily of the valley springing from each pair of blue dots, and band of pairs of light green dots with light blue motif resembling lily of the valley springing from each pair. On underside of base, rectangular brownish paper label, embossed “HUNEGG” and inscribed “V A 69”(?) in ink; circular tan paper label inscribed “218” in ink.
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.
Corning Museum of Glass 2004-05-13 through 2004-10-17
Gloria dell Arte
Philbrook Museum of Art 1979-10 through 1980-01
Title Unknown (Palace of Legion of Honor)
Palace of Legion of Honor 1977 through 1977
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