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SEGUSO CÁ'DORO MURANO PAPERWEIGHT-(VENEZA ITALY).
Mario Seguso, born in 1929 in Murano (Venice-Italy), descends from one of the most antique and famous families related to production of glass in the Murano Island, since before the year 1300. After conclusion of primary school in Murano, in the year of 1941, Mario starts his studies at the “Regio Istituto d’Arte”, in Venice, dedicating himself to the art of “Glass Engraving” under the artistic ministration of teachers Guido Balsamo Stella and Carlo Scarpa, and technicians Eliseo Piano and Franz Pelzel. In the same period, Mario also attends classes from other artistic modalities, such as Designs and Forms to be executed in Glass Factories. Furthermore, he attends all “Glittica” classes, on weapon engraving, coat of arms and figures over hard and semi-precious stones