Hi again Paul,
Any websites for the newer studios?
I have seen, an have bought by mistake, some of the newer pieces, both Battuto and Inciso (last year). I have to say that the glass used for those pieces is totally different than any Italian glass I have held in my hands. They almost feel puffy, if there is such a thing. I cant explain it another way. The glass doesnt seen that solid or hard, and you can see they were first mold made.
This piece that I bought is really massive, increadibly heavy and thick with a nicely finished top rim.
..... oh, just checked and did see some Venini pieces with vertical inciso decoration done by Thomas Streans (c. 1961)