Object Place: Europe, Italy
27.5 x 19 cm (10 13/16 x 7 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Rock crystal, enamel
Not On View
Shell-shape bowl and base of engraved rock crystal; on the end of the shell is a boy holding a trident in silver gilt, astride a dragon in colored enamel; a silver gilt mermaid holds the shell on her head; she has green enamel scales; rim of the glass base is of gilt and enamel, set with stones.
Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection