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Author Topic: Huge Salviati Birds  (Read 1134 times)

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Offline Max

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Huge Salviati Birds
« on: April 05, 2006, 06:36:35 PM »
I bought these birds a while ago.  They're about 13" in length, but had some damage to beak and tail, which has now been fixed.

I did write to Salviati about them, but they couldn't give me any details for some reason, or say who designed them.   Paul (Chuggy) recognised them, but I wonder if anyone can tell me anything prior to me selling them?

They have a gold Salviati & Co sticker to the base.

http://glassgallery.yobunny.org.uk/displayimage.php?pos=-1097

Gorgeous, aren't they?

Half the money from the sale of them will go to a Romanian Hospice appeal.
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« Reply #1 on: April 05, 2006, 09:51:21 PM »
They were probably designed for Luciano Gaspari.

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« Reply #2 on: April 05, 2006, 10:04:34 PM »
Quote from: "Laura Friedman"
They were probably designed for Luciano Gaspari.

Laura


Laura, I wouldn't have thought of Gaspari for these birds, and it makes them older than I thought too, but I was only guessing at the age anyway.  My knowledge of Gaspari's work is exceedingly limited.  It's hard to find out about some designers I think.  :(
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