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Venetian Glass Compote with Dragon stem

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Murano and Italian Art Glass1567 of 1601BEAUTIFUL DECO? (maybe later) BONBON GLASS DISHWhat is it
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    Posted 12 years ago

    scottvez
    (960 items)

    This Venetian glass compote stands 10" tall and measures about 6 1/2" across on the bowl.

    There are two dragons that form the stem. The top one has oustretched wings.

    Gold inclusions are throughout.

    The piece is in excellent undamaged condition.

    Scott

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    Comments

    1. scottvez scottvez, 12 years ago
      Thanks cindyjune.
    2. susan, 12 years ago
      Ooooh!! i love it, they are seldom found without damage as they are so fragile.
      Well done.
    3. hapoli, 12 years ago
      I like the two dragons and the size of it. I show a smaller one in my collection with a swan in the center.
    4. scottvez scottvez, 12 years ago
      Thanks susan and hapoli.
    5. David Callahan, 11 years ago
      I can't say enough about the esthetic qualities of this piece. The double dragon connector is superb in concept and execution. (The red damask cloth creates a lot of visual excitement with it.) My fantasy would be to see it paired with matching candlesticks as the ultimate console set. If you ever decide to sell it, let me know.
    6. scottvez scottvez, 11 years ago
      Thanks David.
    7. scottvez scottvez, 11 years ago
      Thanks vetraio and Shawn.
    8. retro597, 11 years ago
      Ok, is this how other little glass dragons are made...lol...Couldn't help myself scott. Just kinda reminds me of dragonflies in the mood.
    9. scottvez scottvez, 10 years ago
      Thanks for looking and commenting retro!

      scott
    10. kerry10456 kerry10456, 10 years ago
      We won't let the #4 daughter see this, or I'll have to find one :-). Neat goblet Scott, thanks for sharing!!
    11. scottvez scottvez, 10 years ago
      Thanks for looking and commenting kerry. Good luck when/ if you need to find one of these. They are fairly unusual-- I haven't seen more than a handful available in my years of collecting!

      scott
    12. Moonhill Moonhill, 6 years ago
      It amazing what can be done with glass...especially early Italian.
    13. scottvez scottvez, 6 years ago
      Thanks much moonhill!

      scott

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