Vase with Handles

Glass, colorless with brown tinge; blown, folded foot, applied handles, enameled and gilded | 38.3cm | Second half 14th century

Unknown Artist

In the early phase of enameling, glassmakers left the undersides of their vessels unadorned or sparsely decorated, because of the difficulty of heating the end facing away from the furnace sufficiently for the enamel to adhere. The gilding on this pi...
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