Italian, Venice - Vase, 19th century

Italian, Venice

Vase, 19th century

Glass, 35.5 cm (14 in.) height


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Purchased by Isabella Stewart Gardner's husband, John L. Gardner, Jr. (1837–1898), from the dealer A. Clerle, Venice on 27 September 1897 for 56 lire. (for two vases, C26n4)


Gilbert Wendel Longstreet and Morris Carter. General Catalogue (Boston, 1935), p. 226.
Rosella Mamoli Zorzi."'Foresti' In Venice in the Second Half of the 19th Century: Their Passion for Paintings, Brocades, and Glass." Atti dell' Instituto Veneto di Scienze, lettre ed arti (Venice, 2016), p. 8.

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