Diamond-engraved plate

On display


  • Title

    Diamond-engraved plate

  • Associated place

    Venice (place of creation)
  • Date

    mid-16th century
  • Material and technique

    glass; diamond-point engraving

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    26 cm rim (diameter)
    308 g (weight)
  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Bequeathed by C. D. E. Fortnum, 1899.

  • Museum location

    Second floor | Gallery 56 | Arts of the Renaissance
  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.


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Further reading

Gasparetto, Astone, Vetro di Murano (Venice: Neri Pozza Editore, 1958), nos. 82 and 79

Tait, Hugh, Golden Age of Venetian Glass (London: British Museum Press, 1979), nos. 223-4

Newby, Martine S., Glass of Four Millennia, Ashmolean Handbooks (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2000), no. 34 on p. 46, illus. p. 46 fig. 34

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