Citrus Fruit

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Object Name: 
Citrus Fruit
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Overall H: 13.2 cm, W: 10.4 cm, D: 5.5 cm
On Display
about 1700
Credit Line: 
Gift of Rainer Zietz
Primary Description: 
Citrus Fruit. Opaque yellow cased with colorless, lattimo, translucent blue non-lead glass; blown, rolled in glass bits, cased, hot-worked, tooled. Ovoid body with slightly curved bottom, made of opaque yellow glass cased with colorless patterned into ice glass; surmounted with curled stem and two green leaves made of opaque yellow glass cased with translucent blue. At junction of leaves and stem, six-petaled flower of white glass with yellow center.
Rainer Zietz Limited, Source
In Sparkling Company: Reflections on Glass in the 18th-century British World (2020) illustrated, p. 30 (fig. 22);
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1999 (2000) illustrated, p. 7; BIB# AI95008
Recent Important Acquisitions, 42 (2000) illustrated, p. 183, fig. 16, right; BIB# AI49427