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Overall H: 2.7 cm, Diam (max): 11.6 cm
Not on Display
about 1880
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Gift of Carl Berkowitz and Derek Content
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Pale blue, amethyst, yellow non-lead glasses; millefiori, fused, slumped, polished. Shallow, circular shape, with everted rim and rounded sides; purple and white filigree twist on the rim; the sides and bottom formed of random slices of canes with sets of three yellow-rimmed-amethyst "feathers" bound at the base with purple bands; against a pale bluish background; two canes at the rim forming "V/M" monograms in white on purple; incised line below the rim, inside; the entire surface polished, inside and out.
Berkowitz, Carl, Source
Content, Derek, Source
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Former Collection
J. Paul Getty Museum 2007-10-18 through 2008-01-14
Corning Museum of Glass 2008-02-15 through 2008-05-27
Ancient Mosaic Glass or Modern Reproductions? (2001) pp. 115-139; p. 120, fig. 3;
Miniature di vetro: murrine 1838-1924 (1990) illustrated, p. 121, #920; BIB# 33778
Miniature di vetro: murrine 1838-1924 (1990) illustrated, p. 121, #920; BIB# 33778