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Vase

  • Place of origin:

    Spain (made)

  • Date:

    16th century-17th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Green glass, with hot-worked and trailed decoration

  • Museum number:

    151-1873

  • Gallery location:

    Glass, Room 131, case 12, shelf 1

The green colour and exuberant decoration of this vessel are typical of the vernacular tradition of southern Spain. Its shape is also reminiscent of a mosque lamp. The area had been under Muslim rule for centuries and the influence of Islamic culture remained strong for a long time.

Physical description

Purchased from the Riano Collection

Place of Origin

Spain (made)

Date

16th century-17th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Green glass, with hot-worked and trailed decoration

Dimensions

Height: 19.7 cm

Descriptive line

Vase, Southern Spain, 1500-1699

Materials

Glass

Categories

ELISE; Glass; Containers

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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