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Dish

  • Place of origin:

    Venice (made)

  • Date:

    1500-20 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    glass, blown in a dip-mould, attached footring, scratched gilt inscription

  • Credit Line:

    Wilfred Buckley Collection

  • Museum number:

    C.169-1936

  • Gallery location:

    Glass, Room 131, case 7, shelf 2

Place of Origin

Venice (made)

Date

1500-20 (made)

Materials and Techniques

glass, blown in a dip-mould, attached footring, scratched gilt inscription

Marks and inscriptions

LEX SAPIENCE FONS VITE
The law of wisdom is the fountain of life
Decoration; Latin; Roman

Dimensions

Width: 19.0 cm greatest width

Descriptive line

Dish, colourless glass with gilt decoration and inscription, Italy (Venice), 1500-20

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

Baumgartner, Erwin.Verre de Venise/Trésors inédits, Geneva (Musée Ariana) 1995, cat. 172
Tait, Hugh, The Golden Age of Venetian Glass, London (British Museum) 1979, cat. 28
Trois Millénaires d'Art Verrier, Liège 1958, nr. 262
Hess, Catherine and Timothy Husband, European Glass in The J.Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles (The J.Paul Getty Museum) 1997, cat. 19

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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