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No glass was produced at the Wiener Werkstätte; instead, designs were sent to manufacturers in Bohemia. These glasses are decorated with a continuous scene in a frosted and "bronzite" finish. Bronzite is a costly, labor-intensive technique in which glass is coated with a metallic alloy that is...

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Provenance

By September 1993, with Pruskin Gallery, London, England; 1993, sold by the Pruskin Gallery and bought by the MFA through a gift of John L. Gardner in honor of Alan Shestack. (Accession date: October 27, 1993)

Credit Line

Gift of John L. Gardner in honor of Alan Shestack

Austrian, about 1911

Dimensions

Overall (h. x Diameter): 19 x 7.6 cm (7 1/2 x 3 in.)

Accession Number

1993.628

Medium or Technique

Glass with frosted and bronzite decoration

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Glass