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Overall H: 7.2 cm; Rim Diam (max): 26.4 cm; Foot Diam (max): 12.1 cm
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Tazza. Colorless soda-lime glass; blown, mold-blown, enameled, gilded, applied. Wide, shallow circular bowl with wide, slightly rolled over and down turned rim with infolded edge; applied broad, short, straight sided pedestal foot with narrow infolded rim and pontil mark on base. Second gather applied to inner two-thirds of bowl and decorated with 12 mold-blown and gilded ribs swirling to left from large center with jeweled double quatrefoil having pointed lobes and inner semicircles formed by pearl-like white dots; within spaces so formed, red, green, and blue dots; on underside of flaring rim, jeweled and gilded scale band with alternating series of henna, blue and white, and turquoise dots at center of each of four scales on diagonal.
Blumka Gallery, Source
von Aichholz, Miller, Former Collection
The Yearning for Venetian Glass: Beauty that Traversed Oceans and Time
Suntory Museum of Art 2011-08-10 through 2011-10-10
50th Anniversary Commemorative Exhibition “Art revisited, beauty revealed” III
El Greco to Velazquez: Art During the Reign of Philip III
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 2008-04-13 through 2008-07-27
Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University 2008-08-22 through 2008-11-09
Altes Glas ([1951]) p. 65, #137; BIB# 18799
The Techniques of Renaissance Venetian Glassworking (2016) illustrated, Fig. 1, 50, 69; BIB# 149619
The Yearning for Venetian Glass: Beauty that Traversed Oceans and Time (2011) illustrated, p. 39;
Decorative Arts of the Italian Rennaissance, 1400-1600 (1958/59) illustrated, #137; BIB# 21376
Three Great Centuries of Venetian Glass (1958) illustrated, #36; BIB# 63296