ANTIQUE SALVIATI MURANO VENETIAN GLASS SWAN VASE ITALIAN RARE GOLD ITALY c 1890s
STUNNING, RARE Museum Quality Salviati Murano Venetian Italian Art Glass Swan Vase, 24 karat Gold Twists & Flakes, White Latticino Filigree, Handmade, Hand Blown, Circa 1890s-1900s, Italy! In EXCELLENT condition for age! We have carefully observed every aspect to this piece and find no cracks, chips, or repairs. Natural artist imperfections as a handmade, hand blown work of art glass. Sharp beak and feathers at neck by artist in making. Lines on coral feet by artist. Tiny bit of colored glass underside base in pontil. White spots flash from camera. Colors may vary slightly depending on your computer screen. EXTRAORDINARY museum quality Venetian glass for the collector! So many stunning, intricate details to this Venetian glass work of art by a master glassblower. Clear glass with white Latticino filigree stripes/twists, gold twists and gold leaf. Swan in clear glass with 24 karat gold leaf and applied coral-colored glass beak and feet. Gold & white lattice striped foot. Last photo for reference only. Listing is for gold/white swan vase as listed & shown. In 1877 Salviati opened his own glassworks called Salviati Dott. Antonio where his most popular designs were with dragons, swans, and flowers. In the thirties, he worked with master glass artist Dino Martens. Early Salviati works can be found in the Victoria and Albert Museum and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Literature: Venetian Glass of the 1890s: Salviati at Standford University (2002) by Carol M. Osborne page 170 fig 214. Draghi, cat 8; I colori, cat. Top of vase 2 5/8" w; Swan is approx 3 7/8: long tail to beak; 3" wide base; approx 8 1/2 around swan. SPECTACULAR piece of rare Italian art glass for your collection. Visit our store to see more of our rare vintage Murano glass listings!
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- Handmade: Yes
- Production Technique: Hand Blown Glass
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Italy
- Style: Renaissance
- Product Line: Latticino, Filigree, Gold Flakes
- Material: Gold Flakes, Glass
- Theme: Swan, Birds
- Pattern: Latticino, Filigree, Gold Flakes
- Type: Vase
- Features: Hand Blown, Handmade, Decorative
- Color: Gold, White
- Vintage: Yes
- Subject: Venetian Italian Glass, Swan
- Origin: Italy
- Brand: Salviati
- Production Style: Latticino, Filigree, Gold Flakes
- Original/Licensed Reproduction: Original
- Time Period Manufactured: 1850-1899
- Era: Victorian (1837-1900)
- Age: 1890s-1913