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    Sale 5154

    British & Continental Ceramics & Glass

    5 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 556

    A VENETIAN GLASS CHALICE

    CIRCA 1875, BY BAROVIER

    Price Realised  

    A VENETIAN GLASS CHALICE
    CIRCA 1875, BY BAROVIER
    The girasol glass spirally blown, the stem with a ropetwist ring applied to the centre with scrolls and daisy flowerheads, above an inverted baluster and circular foot
    17 in. (45 cm.) high


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    This form was shown at the Paris Universal Exhibition in 1878 by the Venice and Murano Glass Company as a great example of the elaborate and delicate production realised by Giuseppe Barovier.

    Cf. Rosa Barovier Mentasti Il vetro veneziano (Milan 1982) p.207 pl. 206 for an example with cover.

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