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Scrolling design with griffin and a bear's mask

Factory:
Salviati and Co.
Decorator:
Leopoldo Bearzotti (active 1868–80)
Date:
1868
Culture:
Italian, Venice (Murano)
Medium:
Glass
Dimensions:
No dimensions recorded.
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
Gift of James Jackson Jarves, 1881
Accession Number:
81.8.241
Not on view
The confronted heads of the griffin and boars in gold introduced into the acanthus-scroll decoration may refer to a marriage of two families who bore these emblems as armorial crests.
James Jackson Jarves (until 1881)
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