"Murrine" (Mosaic) Vase

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Object Name: 
Murrine (Mosaic) Vase
Title: 
"Murrine" (Mosaic) Vase
Accession Number: 
79.3.944
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 9.6 cm; Rim Diam: 11.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1954
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Opaque yellow and black (dark purple) non-lead glass; fused and blown. Formed of yellow and black checkerboard millefiori slices, fused together; tapered, straight-sided, cylindrical shape; flat bottom; polished pontil mark. Marked with acid stamp: "venini/murano/ ITALIA."
Provenance: 
Strauss, Jerome (1893-1978), Source
1979