356 STEM OF A COLORED GLASS BOCAL VENETIAN, 17TH CENTURY Formed by serpentine branches with incrustations of white and gray and flanked by ear brackets in the form of bird bodies. Height, 81/2 inches For similar examples, compare Atlas, Plate XLIV. From the Spitzer legacies. [358] [357] [358] 357 TWO-HANDLED VASE OF GREEN VENETIAN GLASS MOUNTED IN GILDED BRONZE VENICE, END OF 16TH CENTURY Shaped and molded to resemble a pinecone, of rich emerald-green. The mounts composed of four bands of satyr caryatides terminating in thermae with claw-feet. S-scrolled handles, molded neck and foot. In fine state of preservation. Height, 43/4 inches Though this vase has not passed through the Spitzer Sale, it no doubt formed part of the following cardinal’s set, Spitzer Sale Catalogue Numbers 2012 and 2013. « La Collection Spitzer », Paris, 1891, vol. 4, p. 97, No. 38. From the Spitzer legacies. [SEE ILLUSTRATION] 136