Italian, Venice (Murano) glass with German, Dresden lampwork
Glass, enamel lampwork
H. 5 in. (12.7 cm); Diam. 3 in. (7.6 cm.)
Munsey Fund, 1927
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 533
Over a landscape painted in enamel directly onto the glass, the figures of a lady and gentlemen dressed as shepherd and shepherdess have been heat-fused onto the glass bowl, enamel over a foundation of gold wire, to create a relief effect.
Artist: Johann Heinrich Meyer (Swiss, Zurich 1755–1829)Date: 1805Medium: Brush and grey wash, pen and blue and brown ink, heightened with white bodycolor. Broad framing line in pen and black ink.Accession: 2009.182On view in:Not on view