Chartreuse Pair

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Object Name: 
Chartreuse Pair
Accession Number: 
2001.4.238 A
Overall H: 76 cm, W: 15 cm; Foot Diam: 13.5 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mike and Annie Belkin
Web Description: 
Marioni works with traditional Venetian glassblowing and decorating techniques in original and inventive ways. Using pop, comic-book colors paired with classical forms, he has developed several series of blown glass vessels that look contemporary while they also pay homage to the tradition and history of Italian glass. One of the forms in this Pair is the becco di oca (goose-beak) pitcher, a popular Italian shape with an ancient Etruscan heritage. The footed cup is derived from the shape of the ancient Greek kylix, a two-handled ceramic drinking vessel.
Belkin, Mike, Source
Belkin, Annette, Source
Primary Description: 
Vessel, "Chartreuse Pair". Colorless, opaque yellow green and various shades of orange glass; blown, applied, tooled, assembled; attenuated to pitcher shape in yellow green with orange band at rim, neck, base, orange stem and handle.
Celebrate Glass! (2005-06-24) illustrated
The Gather (2004) illustrated, p. 2;
A Tour of Renaissance Europe Through Glass (2004) illustrated, p. 5; BIB# AI63624