Nef (Boat-shaped Vessel)

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Nef (Boat-shaped Vessel)

Italy, Venice, circa 17th century
Furnishings; Serviceware
Clear and multicolored glass with tooled decoration
13 × 7 × 5 in. (33.02 × 17.78 × 12.7 cm) Height: 13 3/16 x 7 7/16 in. (33.4963 x 18.8913 cm) Diameter (Diameter of foot): 4 5/8 in. (11.7475 cm) Packed: 17 x 19 x 14 in.
Gift of Varya and Hans Cohn (M.82.124.2)
Currently on public view:
Resnick Pavilion, floor 1 MAP IT
Resnick Pavilion, floor 1

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  • Zumaya, Diva. The World Made Wondrous: the Dutch Collector's Cabinet and the Politics of Possession. Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 2023.
  • Thomas, Nancy, and Constantina Oldknow, eds.  By Judgment of the Eye:  The Varya and Hans Cohn Collection.  Los Angeles:  Hans Cohn, 1991.