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Author Topic: Large Vase...Murano or?  (Read 572 times)

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Offline msiscoe

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Large Vase...Murano or?
« on: March 23, 2016, 05:32:26 AM »
Hello, I bought this vase set and think it is Murano, sure looks it. Any ideas who made it?

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Re: Large Vase...Murano or?
« Reply #1 on: March 23, 2016, 04:31:03 PM »
The dragons seem to be "Artisti Barovier or Fratelli Toso", 1895-1914.

Similar dragons (and fish) are shown in Venetian Glass Confections in Glass 1855-1914 by Sheldon Barr.
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Re: Large Vase...Murano or?
« Reply #2 on: March 24, 2016, 07:11:32 AM »
Thank you so much for that information....I had no idea they were that old...

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Re: Large Vase...Murano or?
« Reply #3 on: July 02, 2016, 01:17:58 PM »
It is definitely Murano, concerning the age it is difficult to say it. Toso introduced this style at the beginning of the last century. However, like it happens in Murano, several other artist took inspiration from him and created these vases and goblets along almost the whole 20th century. 
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Re: Large Vase...Murano or?
« Reply #4 on: July 02, 2016, 01:43:17 PM »
Pretty sure this is either Barovier or Toso - or Salviati Dottore after 1895 but before the great war - not later fabrication. The gargoyles seem to point at Salviati. Pity about the broken foot.

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Re: Large Vase...Murano or?
« Reply #5 on: July 02, 2016, 01:46:12 PM »
Pretty sure this is either Barovier or Toso - or Salviati Dottore after 1895 but before the great war - not later fabrication. The gargoyles seem to point at Salviati. Pity about the broken foot.


Sadly, the piece was shattered in shipping due to poor packing. What a shame.

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Re: Large Vase...Murano or?
« Reply #6 on: July 03, 2016, 10:21:20 AM »
Hi Ivo,

For my benefit, I would to know how you can be sure that it was not fabricated after the great war? What is the technical detail that you are considering?

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Re: Large Vase...Murano or?
« Reply #7 on: July 03, 2016, 12:10:55 PM »
the light opalescence.

 

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