A rare footed bowl or so-called ‘fruttiera’ , decorated with blue threads. The foot has vertical ribs and a thick rim made of blue glass thread. The bowl is made in the so-called ‘mezza stampaura' technique , a term applied to the process of making vertical ribs on the lower part of a blown glass object by gathering additional glass on the parison and inflating it further in a dip mold, and is diagonally ribbed with 12 ribs until half way.
Venice. 1st half of the 16th century.
Provenance: Kunsthandel Martin Brückner (Berlin), purchased during the HEFH (Haute Epoque Fair Heeze), November 2018.
Dimensions: H between 14 and 15cm ; diameter 29,5cm
In excellent condition.
"Reflects de Venise - Gläser Des 16. Und 17. Jahrhunderts in Schweizer Sammlungen - Verres des XVIe et XVIIe siècles de collections Suisses" by Erwin Baumgartner , page 72 (nr 18).
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