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Offline Cazza

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Re: Very thin vase
« Reply #30 on: March 29, 2008, 03:09:21 PM »
Many thanks Anne, it is exactly the same, only no famous sig.
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Re: Very thin vase
« Reply #31 on: March 30, 2008, 07:32:47 PM »
I think it's probably all cut, and not etched.  The markings look like typical shapes you get with a wheel, and with this kind of design it would be far easier to stick to one method of decoration rather than two.  Pretty vase!
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Re: Very thin vase
« Reply #32 on: April 05, 2008, 05:41:00 PM »
I have a collection of tumblers in this style made by Carlo Tosi during the '60 (it was a wedding gift for my parents). They are so thin and light that you can bend them a little bit giving some pressure with the fingers on the sides... Now we have 30 pieces, but originally they where 36...  >:(

They are a classic here and many master glassmakers (Striulli, Fuin, Seguso) make them.
Cenedese is a pretty common name in Murano. Giovanni is a common name too.
I suppose that the signature was made by the artisan who decorated the glass, not by the glass blower; normally they are not the same person.

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Alex

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Re: Very thin vase
« Reply #33 on: April 05, 2008, 06:09:31 PM »
Many thanks and nice website. :)
Cazza


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Re: Very thin vase
« Reply #34 on: April 06, 2008, 10:50:07 AM »
I have a collection of tumblers in this style made by Carlo Tosi during the '60 (it was a wedding gift for my parents). They are so thin and light that you can bend them a little bit giving some pressure with the fingers on the sides... Now we have 30 pieces, but originally they where 36...  >:(


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Alex , well, stop bending them  ;D
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