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Dish

  • Place of origin:

    Venice (probably, made)
    France (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    1498-1515 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Glass, enamelled and gilt, with silver-gilt mounts

  • Museum number:

    C.132-1914

  • Gallery location:

    Glass, Room 131, case 10, shelf 3

Physical description

Glass dish, enamelled and gilded, silver-gilt mounts. Decorated with the arms of Louis XII of France (1498-1515) and his wife Anne of Brittany.

Place of Origin

Venice (probably, made)
France (possibly, made)

Date

1498-1515 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Glass, enamelled and gilt, with silver-gilt mounts

Dimensions

Width: 42.5 cm maximum

Descriptive line

Glass dish, decorated with the arms of Louis XII of France (1498-1515) and his wife Anne of Brittany, Italy (Venice), 1498-1515

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Cf. footed bowl with same coat of arms in Musée de Cluny in Paris (exhibited at the Musée National de la Renaissance), D. Klein & W. Lloyd, The History of Glass, London 1984, p. 82, said to be French 16th century. (See also photo in Ceramics photo archive) Other pieces are in Toledo, Ohio and in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (See: D. Lanmon, The Robert Lehman Collection XI Glass, New York 1994.

Labels and date

Decorated with the arms of Louis XII of France (1498-1515) and his wife Anne of Brittany. Three more pieces of Venetian glass with the same coat of arms are known in museum collections in France and in the USA. []

Subjects depicted

Coats of arms

Categories

Glass; Royalty

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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