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Ewer

  • Place of origin:

    Venice (made)

  • Date:

    1500-1525 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Chalcedony glass, blown, with added spout, handle and foot

  • Museum number:

    1828-1855

  • Gallery location:

    Glass, Room 131, case 9, shelf 3

Place of Origin

Venice (made)

Date

1500-1525 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Chalcedony glass, blown, with added spout, handle and foot

Dimensions

Height: 30.5 cm, Width: 19.5 cm maximum

Descriptive line

Ewer, calcedonio glass, Italy (Venice), 1500-1525

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

for the form of this glass in the same material see Schmidt (R.) 'Das glas' (2ed Berlin and Leipzig, 1922) Abb.48 p.83
Baumgartner, E., Reflets de Venise, Gläser des 16. und 17. Jahrhunderts in Schweizer Sammlungen, Exh.cat. Vitromusée, Romont, 2015, cat.1, pp. 33-37, for a similar jug, with further references.

Materials

Glass; Glass; Agate glass

Techniques

Glassblowing

Categories

ELISE; Images Online; Glass; Containers

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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