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Cup

early 20th century

The Walters Art Museum

The Walters Art Museum

A label on this object (which reads, "Museo Murano") identifies it as a copy of a work in the glass museum in Murano. Salviati's glassblowers often looked to this museum for inspiration. The vessel that served as a model for this work is unknown. Multiple copies of other examples are now rare, but there are at least three known Salviati copies of another vessel from the Treasury of Saint Mark's Basilica in Venice.

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Details

  • Title: Cup
  • Creator: Salviati & Co. (Italian)
  • Date Created: early 20th century
  • 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: Salviati & Co. (Italian)
  • Provenance: Purchased by Henry Walters, Venice, 1911; by bequest to Walters Art Museum, 1931.
  • Object Type: cups
  • Medium: glass with painted enamel
  • Geography: Place of Origin: Venezia
  • Exhibitions: Salviati and the Antique: Ancient Inspiration for Modern Glassmaking. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2007-2008.
  • Dimensions: H: 4 9/16 in. (11.6 cm)
  • Credit Line: Acquired by Henry Walters, 1911
  • Classification: Glasswares
  • Accession Number: 47.355

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