London, South Kensington
24 May 2007
A COPY OF THE BAROVIER WEDDING GOBLET
20TH CENTURY, INSCRIBED COPPA NUZIALE 'BAROVIER' MURANO 1470-80 IN GILT TO THE FOOT
The flared blue glass bowl decorated in enamels and gilding after the original with two wedding portraits of a bride and groom, a wedding procession on horseback and ladies bathing in a fountain, on spreading conical foot gilt with foliage
8¾ in. (22.3 cm.) diam.
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The Barovier goblet, in the Museo Vetrario in Murano, is traditionally thought to have been decorated by the master-enameller Angelo Barovier, active in the 15th century.
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