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Overall H: 9.9 cm, D: 14.9 cm
Not on Display
about 1575-1650
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Exchange with The Art Institute of Chicago; Purchased through the Bessie Bennet Fund.
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Cover. Colorless, opaque white. Vetro a fili; vetro a retorti; applied. Cover: flanged, domed, terminating in blown, flattened knop, both in vertical bands of alternating a fili and a retorti; joined by glue-bit to solid dumbbell finial of colorless glass. At apex of cover, pontil mark.
Art Institute of Chicago, Source