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Author Topic: Archimede Seguso - Skiting!  (Read 75 times)

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Offline ardy

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Archimede Seguso - Skiting!
« on: January 07, 2018, 02:35:51 AM »
Skiting in Australia is a multi-purpose word for boasting, making yourself appear better than you are etc etc.

However, this is a big day for me. I have been looking for one of these vases for years and today I bought one. It is in the Ritorto a Costi family and is the triple vase.

So this means the SvDA 50cm (20") vase must go along with some other pieces to offset this piece.

Still by the time I pull stumps and shuffle off this mortal coil I am hoping for a decent merletto vase and the 'horned' vase in blue.

Belated happy new year to you all.
Clean and Crisp a Murano twist.
Archimede tops my list.

Offline chopin-liszt

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Re: Archimede Seguso - Skiting!
« Reply #1 on: January 07, 2018, 12:35:43 PM »
It's rather gorgeous.  :)
Please, stick to the Aussie meaning of the work skiting when it comes to this piece.
In Scotland "skiting" means to slip, as in; "The pavement was covered in ice, I was skiting all over the place."
You don't want to be doing that when holding this.  ;D
Cheers, Sue (M)
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Re: Archimede Seguso - Skiting!
« Reply #2 on: January 07, 2018, 08:49:48 PM »
Fantastic find. Well worth a few sacrifices!



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