Terrarvm Orbis Geographica AC Hydrographic Tabvla Glass Bowl

Terrarvm Orbis Geographica AC Hydrographic Tabvla Glass Bowl
Inventory
Collection Number: 
17155
Building: 
Current Location: 
South Wall Display
Floor: 
3rd
Object Description
Artist: 
Object Type: 
Details: 
Glass bowl ornamented with cartographic collage images from antiquity.
Framed: 
No
Length: 
24.5 inches
Width: 
1/4 inches
Height: 
24.5 inches
Description: 

Glass bowl with cartographic collage images. Three layers of concentric circles, comprised of maps from antiquity, cover the surface of this ornamental bowl. The text, "Terrarvm Orbis Geographica AC Hydrographic Tabvla ", is centered at the bottom and top of the bowl. Mythical figures, and map representations predominate the outer and secondary circular areas. The inner circle depicts map images only. The entire surface of the bowl is illuminated with rich color, apart from eight smaller areas of the collage, that are rendered in black and white. Outer area of the bowl is encircled by a copper border.

Reproduce the Work in Library publications/publicity, including film or videotape: 
Yes
Make slides or videotapes for educational use: 
Yes
Permit the general public to photograph the work : 
Yes