Footed Bowl with Reverse-Painted Medallion

Object Name: 
Footed Bowl with Reverse-Painted Medallion

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Object Name: 
Footed Bowl with Reverse-Painted Medallion
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 20.7 cm; Rim Diam: 40 cm; Foot Diam: 19 cm
Not on Display
about 1500-1550 (bowl)
about 1550-1599 (medallion)
Primary Description: 
Footed Bowl with Reverse-Painted Medallion. Colorless. Blown, mold-blown; applied verre églomisé (medallion), enameled (coat of arms), gilded silver (frame). Bowl: mold blown, with radial ribs a mezza stampatura and applied foot blown in optic mold. Verre églomisé medallion, set in gilded silver frame, is inserted into circular hole cut into center of bowl and base of foot. Medallion, which depicts Adoration of Magi, is backed by metal disk with coat of arms consisting of enameled black(?) on gold chevrons.
Blumka Gallery, Source
DER STERN DIE WEISEN FIRT ZUM HERN DEN SI MIT IRN GABEN EREN (The Star leads the Wise Men to the Lord whom they honor with their gifts)
Recent Important Acquisitions, 44 (2002) illustrated, pp. 218-219, fig. 4; BIB# AI64571
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 2001 (2002) illustrated, p. 9; BIB# AI93571
Collecting Treasures of the Past. Recent Acquisitions. (2001) illustrated, lot 28, back cover; BIB# 70777