Glass plate with a view of SS Giovanni e Paolo, Venice by Murano Miotti Glassworks

The glass is of a type of lattimo (opaque white).

Details

Medium:
Glass
Dimensions:
23 cm
Art Fund grant:
£12,500 ( Total: £12,500)
Acquired in:
1997
Vendor:
Robin Charleston

Part of a group, generally considered to be one of the finest examples of 18th century Venetian glass work. Decorated with a view of SS Giovanni e Paolo, Venice.

Provenance

Henry Fiennes Clinton (1720-94). Dukes of Newcastle (Clumber); sold 1937. Robert Charleston. (in memory of the late Robert Charleston).

Venue details

Ashmolean Museum Beaumont Street, OXFORD Oxfordshire OX1 2PH 01865 278000 www.ashmolean.org

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