Italian, Venice - Vase, 19th century

Italian, Venice

Vase, 19th century

Glass, 35.5 cm (14 in.) height

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Object details

Accession number

C26n14

Provenance

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)

Bibliography

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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Commentary

Isabella Stewart Gardner kept meticulous records of many of her acquisitions. In keeping with this legacy, object information is continually being reviewed, updated, and enriched in order to give greater access to the collection.

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