A Salviati & Co Zanfirico Filigrana Bowl And Dish c1920

Heading : A Salviati & Co 'zanfirico' bowl and dish
Date :c1920
Origin : Murano, Italy

Bowl Features : Round bowl and plate with blue and white 'zanfirico' canes

Marks : None
Type : Lead free
Size : Bowl height 6.4cm, diameter 11.7cm. Stand 13.3cm diameter
Condition : Excellent
Restoration : None
Weight : 308g

Notes:  Zanfirco is now the common name for the 'filigrana a retortoli' (twisted filigree) design technique, which was popularised by the Muranese glass-merchant Antonio Sanquirico; having recognised a saleable commodity, the production of which dated back to the 16th century, Sanquirico encouraged local craftsmen to re-adopt the technique in the middle of the 19th century. This decorative style is not exclusive to Salviati.

 

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  • Product Code: 21031902
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  • £120.00


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