Thumbprint dish made by Archimede Seguso

Thumbprint dish made by Elsa Peretti
Thumbprint dish made by Elsa Peretti

Black glass dish, hand-blown in opaque black, half of the rim folded inwards, indicating a large indentation of the thumb. It is known at the ‘Thumbprint’ dish.

Producer name

Designed by: Elsa Peretti

Made by: Vetreria Artistica Archimede Seguso

Initially retailed by Tiffany & Co (created for Tiffany & Co)

Production place

Made in: Murano

Europe: Italy: Veneto: Venice (province): Murano

General comments

The dish is freely blown and formed using traditional hand tools, and therefore there are slight variations in each piece.

Sources

dish: British Museum. The British Museum. https://www.britishmuseum.org/collection/object/H_2007-8006-9.

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