Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Bowl

Maker:
Rock crystal made by Sarracchi Brothers
Designer:
Mounts probably designed by Reinhold Vasters (German, Erkelenz 1827–1909 Aachen)
Date:
third quarter 16th century
Culture:
Italian, Milan
Medium:
Rock crystal, enameled gold
Dimensions:
Width: 9 in. (22.9 cm)
Classification:
Natural Substances-Rock Crystal
Credit Line:
Bequest of Irwin Untermyer, 1973
Accession Number:
1974.28.108
Not on view
See also 17.190.1702.
Inscription: Engraved underfoot, within a crescent: SIC
Duke Vincenzo I Gonzaga ; [ Gaston Bensimon , New York ] ; Joseph Brummer , New York (until 1949; his sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, part II, May 14, 1949, lot 756); Irwin Untermyer (until 1973; bequeathed to MMA)
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