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Vase

Vase

  • Place of origin:

    Venice (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1868 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Salviati & C. (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Yellow glass, speckled with red and aventurine, cased in colourless glass

  • Museum number:

    905-1868

  • Gallery location:

    Glass, room 131, case 80, shelf 4

In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, the Venice and Murano Glass and Mosaic Company (Salviati & C.) specialised in the production of handmade glass in the 'traditional Venetian style'. In fact, they adopted certain aspects of historic Venetian glass design and combined them to create elaborate and fanciful shapes which had little in common with the originals that had inspired them. These products were particularly popular in Britain, where the public adored anything Venetian.

Place of Origin

Venice (made)

Date

ca. 1868 (made)

Artist/maker

Salviati & C. (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Yellow glass, speckled with red and aventurine, cased in colourless glass

Dimensions

Height: 20.5 cm

Descriptive line

Vase, Italy (Venice), made by Salviati & C., 1866-1868, 905-1868 .

Production Note

Salviati started his own blowing furnace in 1866.

Categories

ELISE; Glass; Containers

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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