Murrine (Mosaic) Dish

Object Name: 
Murrine (Mosaic) Dish

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Object Name: 
Murrine (Mosaic) Dish
Accession Number: 
On Display
designed about 1955-1957
Credit Line: 
Gift of Venini
Primary Description: 
Colorless, transparent amber and blue glasses; fused, blown, cased, and cut. Small, narrow, shallow oval shape (canoa) with ground and polished rim; overall irregular decoration of blue, amber, and two-colored squares surrounding narrow central double row of colorless squares, exterior cased in colorless glass; "battuto" (hammered) wheel-carving on all surfaces; base ground and polished flat. No signature.
Venini Glassworks, Former Collection
Venini Glass
Museo Franz Mayer Arts Decorativas en Mexico 2004-07-01 through 2004-10-01