The glass blown on the island of Murano at this time period is widely considered to be the finest ever blown. This is really the original glass producing hub of the entire world!
The process of making the glass is rather complex with the glass being made from Silica which becomes liquid at high temperatures. As the glass passes from a liquid to a solid state this is when the glass maker can shape the material. A highly aesthetic blue and green color scheme with light iridescence on the green glass.
The applied Blue Frill was added lastly complimenting the piece with a wonderful contrast of color against the water green compote glass. This particular pair of Venetian Art Glass were both made using a. Borselle which are tongs or pliers used to hand form the red hot glass. Canna da Soffio which is a blowing pipe. Pontello which is an iron rod to which the craftsman attaches the glass after blowing to add final touches.
Tagianti which are large glass cutting clippers. Hand / Mouth blown in Venice Italy. This is a damage free Salviati pair.The stem is tall and elegant making for the perfect toasting glass or compote. Genuine high end Venetian Art Glass at its finest. Colorful, elaborate, and skillfully made. Aprox 7.5 inches tall. The item "ANTIQUE HANDBLOWN SALVIATI MURANO VENETIAN ART GLASS COMPOTE PAIR" is in sale since Friday, October 13, 2017. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Glass\Art Glass\Italian".
The seller is "dwye-kirst" and is located in Fultonville, New York. This item can be shipped to United States.