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Author Topic: Old Art Glass Vase~Murano? Scavo? Please help!  (Read 1551 times)

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Offline reneesfabulous

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Re: Old Art Glass Vase~Murano? Scavo? Please help!
« Reply #1 on: March 31, 2011, 10:02:46 PM »
The very last picture is not of my vase, but of an ancient Roman glass vase.
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Offline langhaugh

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Re: Old Art Glass Vase~Murano? Scavo? Please help!
« Reply #2 on: April 01, 2011, 06:51:21 AM »
Scavo is a method of imitating the effect of glass that has been buried for an extended period of time, that is, glass that has been excavated. It was developed in Murano but has been copied extensively elsewhere. I would guess that your piece is one of those copies.

Can I suggest you post the pictures directly to this Board and make them just a little bigger. That way the photos will be kept safely attached to the thread.

David

PS Here are two scavo pieces from Murano. The blue vase is from Cenedese and the bowl is from Barbini.
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Offline Ivo

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Re: Old Art Glass Vase~Murano? Scavo? Please help!
« Reply #3 on: April 01, 2011, 09:41:59 AM »
very much the style of Lafiore and Gordiola, both located on Mallorca....


 

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