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Cenedese Bowl a Scavo

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Murano and Italian Art Glass1173 of 1299Seguso Little white Bowl with OxidesItalian cane glass vase/ How old?
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Posted 6 years ago

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This is a Cenedese bowl in rhomb form, 8 cm high, 23 cm long. In clear glass which is treated "a Scavo". And a layer of blue glass in the inside. The glass is nearle 2 cm thick.

There is a very good definition of the Scavo-technique in this forum http://j.mp/scavo-technique: "'Scavo' refers to a hot surface decoration technique whereby, during production, the surface of the glass is covered in salts and oxides, and sometimes ash, and then reheated to produce a rough opaque finish to replicate an ancient 'excavated' look."


  1. vetraio50 vetraio50, 6 years ago
    A really nice 'a scavo' bowl, mate! Thanks for sharing it with us.

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