Murrine (Mosaic) Vase

Object Name: 
Murrine (Mosaic) Vase

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Object Name: 
Murrine (Mosaic) Vase
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 22.7 cm, Diam: 11 cm
On Display
about 1953
Primary Description: 
Opaque turquoise, red, and black glass; blown and cut. Baluster shape with narrow, lipless, fire-polished rim, tall neck, sloping shoulders; overall decoration of turquoise, red, and black fused and blown murrine canes; overall matte surface; ground pontil. White paper label on base: "VENINI/MURANO/VENEZIA/NEW YORK/125 E. 55TH/(in ink) n. 3579 34.00/MADE IN ITALY".
Benavede, Altamira, Source
Venini Glass
Museo Franz Mayer Arts Decorativas en Mexico 2004-07-01 through 2004-10-01
Designs in Miniature: The Story of Mosaic Glass (1995) pp. 38-39; p. 39, Fig. 42, left; BIB# 26765
Cane and Murrine Decoration in 20th Century Glass (1995) illustrated, p. 24; BIB# AI35091