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Salviati & Co Façon de Venise Wrythen Fluted Opal Wine Glass Antique circa 1880 bucket shaped bowl applied prunts hollow hour glass stem folded foot


Antique Antonio Salviati & Co Façon de Venise Wrythen Fluted Opal Wine Glass circa 1880.  The wrythen fluted bucket shaped bowl with six applied red prunts, all on a hollow hour glass opal stem, on a wrythen fluted folded foot with a rough pontil. Some typical minor surface wear.Click the image to enlarge
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Salviati & Co Façon de Venise Wrythen Fluted Opal Wine Glass Antique circa 1880 bucket shaped bowl applied prunts hollow hour glass stem folded foot


A beautiful antique Antionio Salviati & Co Façon de Venise opal glass wine glass, circa 1880. The wrythen fluted bucket shaped bowl with six applied red prunts, all on a hollow hour glass opal stem, set on a wrythen fluted folded foot with a rough pontil.

This is a Victorian Venetian style ( Façon de Venise ) opal glass wine glass. This is a style very popular with the exponents of the Arts and Crafts movement in the UK. This lovely quality glass dates to the late 19th century around 1880, Queen Victoria was on the throne in the UK when this glass was made. Salviati & Co was founded in 1859 in Murano, Venice, Italy, by Dr Antonio Salviati, Enrico Podio, and Lorenzo Radi. In 1883 it was purchased by the Barovier family, but continued under the name Salviati & Co. This particular glass is unmarked but for similar looking items see the in house painted drawings for Salviati  circa 1880. (Ref 1)

It is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, nor restoration. Some typical minor surface wear.There are signs of tooling marks and some bubble inclusions in the body of the metal one in the base of the bowl as can be seen in the images.

This glass is great for use or for a collector of Salviati glass, Venetian Glass , Arts and Crafts Movement glasses, Victorian glass or items with a Venetian link.

Capacity  100 ml 
Height  4 5/8 inches ( 11.8 cm)
Rim diameter  2 3/8 inches ( 6 cm)
Foot diameter  2 7/8 inches ( 7 cm)
Weight 79 grammes unpacked

References

1. Page 294 plate 3 The Decanter Ancient and Modern  by Andy Mconnell

2. Similar style glass see Tennant's Country House Sale (Part I) 8th January 2021 Lot 7 sold for £420


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