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Venetian lead glass pilgrim bottle

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An image of Pilgrim flask/ Bottle. Unknown, maker, The Veneto. Clear glass and opaque white glass (vetro a fili and vetro a retorti). Flattened globular body rising into a long flaring neck. Alternately plain and broader twisted white vertical bands. Four plain glass lugs at shoulders and base of body, for attachment. On a high foot with same decoration; folded. Clear glass blown body with bands of opaque white glass decoration, height, whole, 21.0 cm, width, whole, 4 1/2 in, circa 1500-1600. Renaissance.

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Pilgrim flask/ Bottle. Unknown, maker, The Veneto. Clear glass and opaque white glass (vetro a fili and vetro a retorti). Flattened globular body rising into a long flaring neck. Alternately plain and broader twisted white vertical bands. Four plain glass lugs at shoulders and base of body, for attachment. On a high foot with same decoration; folded. Clear glass blown body with bands of opaque white glass decoration, height, whole, 21.0 cm, width, whole, 4 1/2 in, circa 1500-1600. Renaissance.

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  • Accession Number: MAR.C.134-1912
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/32.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3DII-31
  • Photographer name: Jaymes Sinclair
  • Image height: 1024 pixels
  • Image width: 625 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.6 (Macintosh)
  • Filesize: 121.26kB
  • Exposure time: 1/60
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 32/1

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16th Century Artistic Movement Date Department Fitz_AA Italian Material Nationalities Object Type Other Keywords Renaissance Venetian School Workflow _WF_AdOK _WF_KWD _WF_OPACtd _WF_PCtd blown glass bottle clear flask glass globe globular handled knob lugged lugs opaque pilgrim flask twisted

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