Bowl decorated with a fish-scale pattern

Italian, Venice (Murano)

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 307

The Venetian island of Murano supported a flourishing glass industry, producing spectacular pieces innovative in their technique and decoration. The subtle play of enamel and delicate gilding on the rich cobalt-blue glass of this vessel exemplifies the refined style for which Murano glassmakers were renowned.

Bowl decorated with a fish-scale pattern, Glass, Italian, Venice (Murano)

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