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Vase

Date:
early 17th century
Culture:
Italian (Venice)
Medium:
Colorless (slightly gray) and opaque white nonlead glass. Mold blown, "vetro a retorti" and "vetro a reticello", trailed, molded, gilt.
Dimensions:
H. 26.5 cm
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
Robert Lehman Collection, 1975
Accession Number:
1975.1.1199
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 954
Albert von Parpart, Schloss Hünegg, Lake of Thun, Switzerland (von Parpart [Albert] sale 1884, lot 484); possibly Achille Seillière, Château de Mello, Paris ( Seillière sale 1890, lot 262[?]); Karl Thewalt, Cologne (Thewalt sale 1903, lot 510, pl. 7); princes of Liechtenstein, Vaduz and Vienna(?); Otto Hopfinger, New York; [Blumka Gallery, New York].
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