A Venetian engraved latticino plate
- Art Funded
- Diameter: 26.5 cm
- Art Fund grant
- £4,066 (Total: £16,265)
This plate illustrates the three main decorative techniques used in Venetian glass at this period - latticino (i.
e. milky glass) threads, granular gilding, and diamond-point engraving. The plate is decorated with winged satyrs holding cornucopia, swags with eagles and lion masks.