Grisaille Lancet

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Object Name: 
Grisaille Lancet
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Overall H: 248.5 cm, W: 59.7 cm
Not on Display
about 1200-about 1260
Primary Description: 
Grisaille Lancet. Sapphire-blue and pale aquamarine glass, grisaille painted, yellow stained, and leaded to form three nearly square sections and one with a high pointed-arched side. The whole forming a tall narrow Gothic window; geometric design: down center, flower-like quatrefoil and circle motif -- four brown petals with three-leaf clover-like motif and extending from brown and aquamarine cinquefoil motif with crosshatched circle at center, sapphire-blue segments of circle between petals; quatrefoils and circle motif at center of interlacing large aquamarine-bordered quatrefoils which alternate with large diamonds, semicircles interlaced with side lobes; overall design of aquamarine oak leaves (on square sections) and ivy-like leaves (at top) on crosshatched field, formed by brown lines; border of alternate sapphire-blue rectangle of varied lengths and yellow-bordered rectangular motif having small yellow quatrefoil in yellow- bordered brown diamonds; outer border of very narrow aquamarine rectangles.
Adler, A. M., Source
Thomas, Roy Grosvenor, Former Collection
Stained Glass Before 1700 in Upstate New York (2004) illustrated, pp. 106-108; BIB# 86517
The Armor of Light: Stained Glass in Western France, 1250-1325 (1993) illustrated, p. 199 (fig. VI.19);
Les Vitraux de la Cathedrale de Sees a Los Angeles et dans d'autre Musees Americains (1990-07) illustrated, fig. 4;
The Corning Glass Center (1959) illustrated, p. 13 (bottom); BIB# 99843
The Corning Glass Center (1958) illustrated, p. 13 (bottom);
The Corning Glass Center (1958) illustrated, p. 13 (bottom); BIB# 26395