Three Great Centuries of Venetian Glass: A Special Exhibition (1958)
- The Corning Museum of Glass (Corning), 1958
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Currently on view at: Getty Center, Museum North Pavilion, Gallery N104
Murano, Venice, Veneto, Italy (Place Created)
late 15th or early 16th century
Free-blown colorless (slightly purple) glass with gold leaf and enamel decoration
27.2 cm (10 11/16 in.)
This luxurious ewer, whose shape is copied from earlier metal liturgical vessels, would have held wine or other liquids on a
Venetian glass of the period typically features "fish-scale"
Exhibition of Italian Art 1200-1900, exh. cat. (London: Royal Academy of Arts, 1930), pp. 437-38, no. 955L.
Three Great Centuries of Venetian Glass, exh. cat. (Corning, New York: The Corning Museum, 1958), pp. 44-45, no. 23.
Barovier Mentasti, R., et al. Mille anni di arte del vetro a Venezia, exh. cat. (Venice: Palazzo Ducale and Museo Correr, 1982), p. 79, no. 69.
"Acquisitions/1984." The J. Paul Getty Museum Journal 13 (1985), pp. 244, no. 179.
"Recent Important Acquisitions Made by Public and Private Collections in the United States and Abroad." Journal of Glass Studies 28 (1986), p. 101, no. 10.
The J. Paul Getty Museum Handbook of the Collections. 3rd ed. (Malibu: J. Paul Getty Museum, 1991), p. 202.
The J. Paul Getty Museum Handbook of the Collections. 4th ed. (Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum, 1997), p. 237, ill.
The J. Paul Getty Museum Handbook of the Collections. 6th ed. (Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum, 2001), p. 237, ill.
Baumgartner, Erwin. Venise et façon de Venise: verres renaissance du Musée des arts décoratifs (Paris: Union centrale des arts décoratifs, 2003), p. 32.
The J. Paul Getty Museum Handbook of the Collections. 7th ed. (Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum, 2007), p. 186, ill.