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The flaring bowl is mostly in white plique-à-jour enamel decorated with vividly colored, highly abstract motifs. In addition, several bands of opaque white and blue filigree enamel have been incorporated into the plique-à-jour enamel. Two rows of blue and white and geometric motifs circumscribe the bowl.

The foot is in striated, textured .

Details

  • Title: Champagne Flute
  • Creator: Valeri Timofeev (Latvian, born 1941)
  • Date Created: 1993
  • External Link: For more information about this and thousands of other works of art in the Walters Art Museum collection, please visit art.thewalters.org
  • Roles: Artist: Valeri Timofeev (Latvian, born 1941)
  • Provenance: Purchased by Jean M. Riddell, Washington, D.C., 1995; by bequest to Walters Art Museum, 2010.
  • Object Type: cups
  • Medium: silver gilding, plique-à-jour and opaque filigree enamel
  • Inscriptions: [Marks] On foot: Vt 93
  • Dimensions: H: 5 7/8 x Diam of cup: 2 1/2 in. (14.9 x 6.3 cm); Diam at base: 2 1/8 in. (5.4 cm)
  • Credit Line: Bequest of Mrs. Jean M. Riddell, 2010
  • Classification: Enamels
  • Accession Number: 44.988

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