Calcedonio Bowl

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Object Name: 
Calcedonio Bowl
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
59.3.23
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 19.5 cm; Bowl H: 9.7 cm; Rim Diam: 29.3 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1500-1525
Web Description: 
Calcedonio is a marbled glass that mimics a type of stone called chalcedony. It was first produced in Venice during the 1400s. The missing foot of this bowl was recently restored in matching glass.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Merolli, Liborio, Source
1959
Category: 
Primary Description: 
Calcedonio Bowl. Translucent calcedonio. Footed(?) bowl: depressed hemispherical, with spreading, somewhat distorted rim. Calcedonio thread was applied under rim, and rim was folded onto it, leaving stepped edge. Joined with large glue-bit to replacement pedestal foot of colorless glass with infolded rim.