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|Collection:||Applied Art - Glass|
|Date:||1600 c - 1625 c|
This Italian flower vase was created using the method of mould blowing; where a bubble of molten glass is blown into a mould, which determines both the shape, and in some cases, the surface decoration. The blue glass handles were applied after the vase was removed from the mould.
|Purchased from the VandA, with monies from the Industrial Art Museum Fund, 1872.|
|Production Period:||17th Century|
|Place of Origin:||Venice, Italy|