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|Collection:||Applied Art - Glass|
|Date:||1480 c - 1510 c|
This Italian standing bowl was made using the method of free blowing. Air was blown down a metal tube, that had a blob of glass at its end, to create a bubble. The ribbed decoration was applied to the bowl before blowing was complete, it therefore expanded with the bowl. It is decorated with a fish-scale pattern and spots of blue enamel, and with an edging of opaque grey-white enamel. The folded trumpet foot would have been blown separately.
|Purchased, South Kensington Museum, 1872.|
|Production Period:||15th Century|
|Medium:||Mould blown soda glass with a cristallo bowl and a gilt aubergine foot.|
|Place of Origin:||Venice, Italy|