About This Artwork

Italian, Murano

Glass Tazza, c. 1490/95

Glass with enamel and gilding
H: 17.2 cm (6 3/4 in.); diameter: 30.8 cm (12 1/8 in.)

Bequest of Martin A. Ryerson, 1937.861

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

The Art Institute of Chicago, Renaissance Decorative Arts from Chicago Collections, March 2 – June 14, 1987.

Publication History

La Collection Spitzer, Antiquité, moyen-âge, renaissance, vol. 3 (Paris, 1890-93), p. 93, no. 19.

Ownership History

Frédéric Spitzer (b. 1815 - d. 1890), Paris; his sale, Paris, Chevallier and Mannheim, April 17 - June 16, 1893, vol. 3, no. 19; acquired by Durand-Ruel as agent for Martin A. Ryerson (d. 1932), Chicago [according to copy of receipt in curatorial file]; by descent to his widow (d. 1937); bequeathed to the museum.




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