2 Comfit Glasses

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Object Name: 
2 Comfit Glasses
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
2000.3.8
Dimensions: 
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Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1500-1599
Primary Description: 
Aa) Vessel, colorless bubbly glass with slight gray tint and transparent blue glass; mold-blown, applied, assembled. Cylindrical shape bowl ribbed on base and lower 1/3, one blue and one colorless applied horizontal band just above ribbing, flattened ribbed blue knop and ribbed, trumpet-shaped foot with blue band on edge. Ab) Lid, colorless bubbly glass, gold; mold-blown. Dome shape with honey-comb pattern with ribbed bulbous finial topped by an applied prunt with gold. Ba) Vessel, colorless bubbly glass with slight gray tint and transparent blue glass; mold-blown, applied, assembled. Cylindrical shape bowl ribbed on base and lower 1/3, two blue applied horizontal bands just above ribbing, flattened ribbed blue knop and ribbed trumpet-shaped foot with blue band on edge. Bb) Lid, colorless bubbly glass, gold; mold-blown, tooled. Dome shape with honey-comb pattern with ribbed bulbous finial topped by an applied prunt with gold.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Christie's, Paris, Source
2000-03-28
Recent Important Acquisitions, 43 (2001) illustrated, p. 198, fig. 9, left; BIB# AI53002
Verre de Venise: tresors (1995) illustrated, pp. 29, 89, #169; BIB# 36397