Description A well-known object in the Treasury of Saint Mark's Basilica in Venice was the inspiration for this chalice. The original chalice was carved from a semiprecious stone, gilded, and covered with pearls and enamel. The two vessels are similar in appearance, but the Salviati reproduction is made from blown glass; the pearls, gold embellishments, and enameled figures are painted on the surface.
- Harborplace Light Street Pavilion Special Display. Harborplace, Baltimore. 1982.
- Salviati and the Antique: Ancient Inspiration for Modern Glassmaking. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2007-2008.
Provenance Purchased by Henry Walters, Venice, 1911; by bequest to Walters Art Museum, 1931.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1911
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