1

 

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Company:
Design:

Barovier&Toso
aborigine

1 Aborigine
 Colorless hot glass is treated with metal salts which partly are desolved or decomposed in the heat to get colors, bubbles and unreacted salts

2

 

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Company:
Design:

Barovier&Toso
ambrato

2 Ambrato
Onto the glass vessel salts and/or yellow powder of silver are applied and oxidized in the oven

3

 

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Company:
Design:

Cappellin
argentato ossidato

3 Argentato ossidato
On the surface of the glass vessel silver is oxidized

4

 

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Company:
Design:

Frattelli Toso
arlecino

4 & 5 Arlechino
On colorless glass, opaque glass spots are laid and overlaid with transparent glass

5

 

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Company:
Design:

Frattelli Toso
arlecino

6

 

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Company:
Design:

Aureliano Toso
avventurina

6 Avventurina
Metal compounds like those from copper are melted in the glass and cooled down very slowly

7

 

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Company:
Design:

Cappellin
a ballotton

7 a Ballaton
 Spike molded spherical vessel with gold leaf application

8

 

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Company:
Design:

Barovier&Toso
barbarico

8 - 10 Barbarico
Colorless glass with layers of metal compounds yielding a textured surface sometimes with added gold foil

9

 

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Company:
Design:

Barovier&Toso
barbarico

10

 

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Company:
Design:

Barovier&Toso
barbarico

11

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
battuto

12

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
battuto

13

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
battuto

14

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
battuto

15

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
battuto

16

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
battuto

11 -17 Battuto
 A technique in the finishing room where the surface of the object is wheel carved by different tools and grinding directions into patterns.

17

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
battuto

18

 

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Company:
Design:

Cappellin
a bolle

18 a Bolle
 A technique where bubbles are created in a thick walled vessel through the use of a metal form.  The form is removed and a final layer of glass is applied. The bubbles result from the holes left by the metal form.

19

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
a bolle

20

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
a bolle

21

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
bollicine

22

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
bollicine

21 & 22 Bollicine
 A technique where chemicals or other substances are added to the glass which will create, upon heating, small air bubbles.

23

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
bollicine sommerso

23 & 24 Bollicine Sommerso
 A technique to create small bubbles within the layers of colorless and colored glass.  This is achieved generally by the addition of chemicals.  The object sometimes contains metal foils

24

 

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Company: Design:

Venini
bollicine sommerso aurato

25

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
bordure

25 & 26 Bordure
 A defined pattern is formed by applying a glass band which is turned or folded in a defined manner

26

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
bordure

27

 

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Company:
Design:

Barovier&Toso
caccia

27 Caccia
 On a glass body premanufactured rectangular glass murines are densely  applied and rolled flat

28

 

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Company:
Design:

Barovier&Toso
canne diafano

29

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
a canne

28 - 30 a Canne
 A technique where wide canes of glass are fused together.

30

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
a canne

31

 

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Company:
Design:

Barovier&Toso
'Christian Dior'

31 'Christian Dior' Flacon
Horizontal and vertical canes of glass and colors are applied to colorless glass like a net

32

 

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Company:
Design:

Salviati
clio

33

 

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Company:
Design:

Salviati
clio

32 & 33 Clio
On a colorless glass body wide canes of glass are melted

34

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
a colori

34 a Colori
 A technique where pieces of glass are placed together and fused in the oven. The fused glass is then blown into the desired shape.

35

 

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Company:
Design:

Cenedese
contrappunto

35 Contrappunto
 A colored glass vessel is several times overlaid with the colored glass and finally with a thick layer of colorless glass

36

 

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Company:
Design:

Barovier&Toso
corniola

36 Corniola
copper ruby red opaque glass

37

 

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Company:
Design:

Barovier&Toso
coronato d'oro

37 Coronato d'oro
the colored or colorless glass is blown with a gold foil into a mold to get the twisted ribbing or rope

38

 

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Company:
Design:

Seguso vetri d'arte
coroso

39

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
corroso

38 - 42 Corroso
 A technique where acid is placed on the finished surface of the vessel to create a corroded surface.

40

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
corroso

41

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
corroso

42

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
corroso

43

 

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Company:
Design:

Barovier&Toso
crepusculo

43 Crepuscolo
 Inclusions of steel or copper wool between two or more layers of glass

44

 

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Company:
Design:

Barovier&Toso
cristallito

44 Cristallito
 On a colorless vessel, silver foil covered strings of colorless glass are melted

45

 

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Company:
Design:

Barovier&Toso
decorato argento

45 Decorato argento
Opaline glass with applications of premanufactured silver foils which react in the heat to yield these spots

46

 

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Company:
Design:

Barovier&Toso
dorico

47

 

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Company:
Design:

Barovier&Toso
dorico

46 -49 Dorico
 On a glass body, premanufactured rectangular glass murines are densely  applied and rolled flat

48

 

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Company:
Design:

Barovier&Toso
dorico

49

 

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Company:
Design:

Barovier&Toso
dorico

50

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
doppio incalmo

50  Doppio Incalmo
A vessel made from two or more individual glass bubbles blown to the same diameter, the opened bubbles are fused together

51

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
doppio incamiciato (sarpaneva)

51 Doppio Incalmiciato
A vessel made from three individual glass layers, the inner layer in opaque glass

52

 

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Company:
Design:

Aureliano Toso
eldorado

52 & 53 Eldorado (Aur. Toso)
 thick colorless glass with embedded glass chips, zanfirico canes, copper aventurine and often a star murrine

53

 

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Company:
Design:

Aureliano Toso
eldorado

54

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
a fasce

57 & 58 a Fasce Applicate
 A technique where panels of glass are placed on a vessel and then blown into the desired form

55

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
a fasce

56

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
a fasce

57

 

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Company:
Design:

CVM
a fasce ritorte

58

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
a fasce irregulare

59

 

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Company:
Design:

Cappellin
fenicio

60

 

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Company:
Design:

Frattelli Toso
fenicio

61

 

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Company:
Design:

Frattelli Toso
fenicio

62

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
fenicio

59 - 63 Fenicio
 A technique where bands of glass are pulled and stretched to create a pattern

63

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
fenicio

64

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
a fili

64  & 65 a Fili
 A technique to create a vessel whose surface appears to be decorated with threads of color.  After the colorless vessel is shaped but while still hot, colored glass threads are applied to the surface of glass.

65

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
a fili

66

 

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Company:
Design:

Seguso vetri d'arte
filigrana

66 & 67 Filigrana
 Blown glass decorated with colorless, white or colored preformed glass canes (
Seguso vetri d'arte with gold foil)

67

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
filigrana

68

 

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Company:
Design:

artisti barovier
floreale

68 & 69 Floreale
 Glass vessel decorated by polychrome glass murrine showing flowers and leafs applied when still hot

69

 

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Company:
Design:

Artisti Barovier
floreale

70

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
forato

70 Forato
 A technique where the vessel is pierced to create one or more openings.

71

 

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Company:
Design:

Aureliano Toso
framentato

71 Framentato
Thick colorless glass with various embedded zanfirico and millefiori sections and overlapping colored areas

72

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
giada

72 Giada
 Inclusions of steel or copper wool between two or more layers of glass.

73

 

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Company:
Design:

Cenedese
incalmo

73 Incalmo
A vessel made from two or more individual glass bubbles blown to the same diameter, the opened bubbles are fused together

74

 

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Company:
Design:

Cappellin
incamiciato argentato ossidato

75

 

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Company:
Design:

Cappellin
incamiciato

74 - 77 Incamiciato
 Two or more layers of glass, one of which is opaque.

76

 

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Company:
Design:

Frattelli Toso
incamiciato

77

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
incamiciato

78

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
inciso

78 Inciso
 A technique where the vessel, after it is annealed, is cut in the finishing room to create the desired pattern.

79

 

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Company:
Design:

Barovier&Toso
intarsio

80

 

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Company:
Design:

Barovier&Toso
intarsio

79 - 81 Intarsio
Two or more different colored glass triangles are applied to a colorless glass body in regular formation

81

 

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Company:
Design:

Barovier&Toso
intarsio

82

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
iridato

82 Iridato
 A technique where the surface of the object is treated with a chemical spray to create an iridescent finish.

83

 

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Company:
Design:

Frattelli Toso
kiku

84

 

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Company:
Design:

Frattelli Toso
kiku

83 & 84 Kiku
 Premanufactured flower murrines are warmed up in the oven and rolled onto a colorless glass ball and then blown up to yield the desired form

85

 

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Company:
Design:

Barovier&Toso
laguna gemmata

85 Laguna gemmata
 Colorless hot glass is treated with a special  metal salts which are mainly desolved or decomposed in the heat to get the color, bubbles and unreacted salt

86

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
lapis lazuli

86 Lapis lazuli
 A mixture of opaline white and opaque blue glass

87

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
lattimo

87 - 92 Lattimo / Lattimo aurato / argentato
 Opaque white glass / with gold / silver foil.

88

 

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Company:
Design:

Cappellin
lattimo aurato

87 - 92 Lattimo / Lattimo aurato / argentato
 Opaque white glass / with gold / silver foil.

89

 

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Company:
Design:

Cappellin
lattimo aurato

90

 

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Company:
Design:

Cappellin
lattimo aurato ossidato

91

 

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Company:
Design:

Cappellin
lattimo aurato ossidato

87 - 92 Lattimo / Lattimo aurato / argentato
 Opaque white glass / with gold / silver foil.

92

 

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Company:
Design:

Cappellin
lattimo aurato ossidato

93

 

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Company:
Design:

Aureliano Toso
luminoso

93 Luminoso
Glass with spaced vertical application of two threads of zanfirico canes.

94

 

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Company:
Design:

Archimede Seguso
machia ambra verde

94 - 99 Macchie / Macchia ambra verde
 A technique where colored, molten glass is dripped onto the vessel in an abstract pattern.

95

 

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Company:
Design:

Archimede Seguso
machia ambra verde

96

 

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Company:
Design:

Cenedese
con macchie

97

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
con macchie

98

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
con macchie

99

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
con macchie

100

 

 

 

Company:
Design:

Archimede Seguso
merletto

100 - 103 Merletto
Even if the designer does not explain the technique, it appears to be done using several layers of irregular mezza filigrana

101

 

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Company:
Design:

Archimede Seguso
merletto

102

 

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Company:
Design:

Archimede Seguso
merletto

103

 

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Company:
Design:

Archimede Seguso
merletto

104

 

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Company:
Design:

Archimede Seguso
merletto

105

 

 

 

Company:
Design:

Aureliano Toso
mezza filigrana

106

 

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Company:
Design:

CVM
mezza filigrana

107

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
mezza filigrana

105 - 111 Mezza filigrana (sommerso)
 A technique where thin glass threads are melted in a helical pattern and placed between two glass layers.

108

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
mezza filigrana sommerso

109

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
mezza filigrana rosso

110

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
mezza filigrana ondulata

111

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
mezza filigrana

112

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
mexico

112 Mexico
Irregular glass strings and canes of one or several colores are rolled onto a white-opaque glass body.

113

 

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Company:
Design:

Barovier&Toso
micene

112 Micene
 On a glass body, premanufactured rectangular glass murrines are densely  applied and rolled flat. After an application of a gold foil, the body is then blown.

114

 

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Company:
Design:

Frattelli Toso
millefiori

115

 

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Company:
Design:

Frattelli Toso
millefiori

113 - 115 Millefiori
glass out of flower or/and star murrines

116

 

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Company:
Design:

Frattelli Toso
millefiori

117

 

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Company:
Design:

Cenedese
momento

117 Momento, Sommerso
 A technique where a thick walled clear glass vessel has an internal layer of colored glass

118

 

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Company:
Design:

Barovier&Toso
moreschi

117 & 118 Moresci
 On a glass body premanufactured rectangular glass murrines are applied in a regulated pattern and rolled flat

119

 

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Company:
Design:

Barovier&Toso
moreschi

120

 

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Company:
Design:

Barovier&Toso
mosaico

119 -120 Mosaico
A glass murrine is made by placing several glass canes together into a desired pattern and then fusing the glass into one cane.   The resulting cane is then sliced into discs. These discs are placed in the desired pattern and then fused and blown into the desired shape.

121

 

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Company:
Design:

Artisti Barovier
mosaico

122

 

 

 

Company:
Design:

Venini
mosaico zanfirico

121 -122 Mosaico zanfirico
A glass murrine is made by placing several glass canes together into a desired pattern and then fusing the glass into one cane.   The resulting cane is then sliced into discs. These discs are placed in the desired pattern and then fused and blown into the desired shape.

123

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
mosaico zanfirico

124

 

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Company:
Design:

Barbini
murrine

125

 

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Company:
Design:

Barbini
murrine

123 - 139 Murrine
A glass murrine is made by placing several glass canes together into a desired pattern and then fusing the glass into one cane.   The resulting cane is then sliced into discs. These discs are placed in the desired pattern and then fused and blown into the desired shape.

126

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
murrine

127

 

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Company:
Design:

Cenedese
murrine

128

 

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Company:
Design:

Cenedese
murrine

129

 

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Company:
Design:

Salviati
murrine

130

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
murrine

131

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
murrine laccato

130 Laccato (Picture under murrine)
 In this technique pre-manufactured small red spheres are melted together to obtain the intensive red color. By this means the piece looks like it has been lacquered.

132

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
murrine

133

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
murrine

134

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
murrine

135

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
murrine

136

 

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Company:
Design:

Vistosi
murrine

137

 

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Company:
Design:

Vistosi
murrine

138

 

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Company:
Design:

Mazzega
murrine applicato

139

 

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Company:
Design:

Avem
murrina applicata

140

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
murrine doppio incalmo

139 Murrine (Doppio) incalmo (Liccata)
One murrina or a band of murrina is fused between clear or opaque glass

141

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
murrine fiori

140 Murrine fiori
Several single murrina are composed to form a flower

142

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
murrine incalmo

143

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
murrine incalmo

142 - 148 Murrine opaque, polichrome, serpente, triangulare
Different kinds of murrine techniques using opaque glass, multi colored stripes, sometimes forming a snake, or three-cornered shapes.

144

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
murrine incalmo

145

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
murrine marguerita

146

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
murrine opaque

147

 

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Company:
Design:

Avem
murrine polichrome

148

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
murrine serpente

149

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
murrine triangulare

150

 

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Company:
Design:

Barovier&Toso
neo murrina

149 Neo murrine
Opaque colored murrina with a black border are melted together in the oven and blown up into the desired form.

151

 

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Company:
Design:

Frattelli Toso
nerox

150 Nerox
 Colorless glass is overlaid with a black surface and then  glass spots or murrines are applied.

152

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
occhi

151 Occhi
Fused square mosaic sections with a colorless core and an opaque or transparent rim

153

 

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Company:
Design:

Aureliano Toso
oriente

154

 

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Company:
Design:

Aureliano Toso
oriente

152 - 154 Oriente (Aur. Toso)
 Thick colorless glass is embedded with glass chips, zanfirico canes, copper aventurine and often a star murrine.

155

 

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Company:
Design:

Aureliano Toso
oriente 'geltrude'

156

 

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Company:
Design:

Barovier&Toso
oriente

155 Oriente (Barovier & Toso)
On colorless glass several layers of silver foil, canes, and colored glass blown into a mold

157

 

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Company:
Design:

Barovier&Toso
parabolici

156 & 157 Parabolici
 On a glass body premanufactured rectangular opaline glass murrines are densely applied and rolled flat.

158

 

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Company:
Design:

Barovier&Toso
parabolici

159

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
penelate

158 Pennelate
 A technique to create a vessel whose surface appears to be decorated with brushstrokes of color.  After the colorless vessel is shaped, but while still hot, the surface is ‘painted’ with a hot colored cane of glass.

160

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
pezzame

159 Pezzame
 A technique where triangular pieces of glass are fused together to form the vessel.

161

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
pezzato

160 Pezzato
 A technique where rectangular and/or squared pieces of glass are fused together to form a vessel of patches.  

162

 

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Company:
Design:

Aureliano Toso
pittoresce

161 - 164 Pittoresce
 Threads of glass are laid on the glass ( in some designs this is then overlaid with colorless glass )

163

 

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Company:
Design:

Aureliano Toso
pittoresce

164

 

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Company:
Design:

Aureliano Toso
pittoresce

165

 

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Company:
Design:

Aureliano Toso
pittoresce

166

 

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Company:
Design:

Aureliano Toso
pittorico

165 Pittorico
 Onto foamy glass, pieces of colored glass are applied.

167

 

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Company:
Design:

Archimede Seguso
piume

168

 

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Company:
Design:

Archimede Seguso
piume

166 - 167 Piume
Solid glass vessel cased several times with a opaque 'feather murrines'

169

 

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Company:
Design:

Barovier&Toso
polichrome

168 Polichrome
Bands of colored glass are laid onto an opaque or clear glass vessel.

170

 

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Company:
Design:

Barovier&Toso
porpora d'oro

171

 

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Company:
Design:

Barovier&Toso
porpora d'oro

169 & 170 Porpora d'oro
gold foil applied on the hot glass and oxidized

172

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
pulegoso

173

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
pulegoso

171 -173 Pulegoso
Petroleum is added to molten transparent glass in order to get burst and unburst bubbles

174

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
pulegoso

175

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
a puntii

176

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
a puntii

174 - 176 a Puntii
Opaque glass dots are applied in the heat onto transparent glasses  

177

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
a puntii

178

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
a rete

177 & 178 a Rete
 After the vessel is formed,  but before it is placed in the annealing oven, thick glass canes are applied to the surface of the vessel, in a net pattern.

179

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
a rete

180

 

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Company:
Design:

Cappellin
reticello

181

 

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Company:
Design:

Seguso vetri d'arte
reticello

179 - 181 Reticello
 Two counter rotating filigree bubbles are formed, the second is blown up into the first

182

 

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Company:
Design:

Seguso vetri d'arte
reticello

183

 

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Company:
Design:

Archimede Seguso
richiamoto

182 Richiamoto
 Transparent glass with a inner layer of gold foil and counter rotating two colored bands

184

 

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Company:
Design:

Barbini
scavo

185

 

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Company:
Design:

Cenedese
scavo

183 -186 Scavo
The hot surface of a vessel is treated with ash, metal salts or fine sand

186

 

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Company:
Design:

Cenedese
scavo

187

 

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Company:
Design:

Barbini
scavo with eye murrine

188

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
scozzese

187 &188 Scozzese
 A technique where canes of colored glass are layered in clear glass in different directions to form the vessel.This pattern results by laying counter-rotating glass canes onto a glass piece. On this straight canes
 are laid and the  completed piece is
  covered with clear glass.

189

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
scozzese

190

 

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Company:
Design:

Seguso vetri d'arte
siderale

189 Siderale
Thick colorless glass with an embedded murrine disk, after cooling cut and polished

191

 

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Company:
Design:

Barovier&Toso
sidereo

190 Sidereo
Colorless glass with different sized areas of irregular rings in one or two colors

192

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
sommerso

193

 

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Company:
Design:

Salviati
sommerso

191 -193 Sommerso
 A technique where a thick walled clear glass vessel has several internal layers of colored glass or metal foils.

194

 

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Company:
Design:

Seguso vetri d'arte
sommerso

195

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
a spicci

194 a Spicci
 A technique where triangular shaped pieces of glass are fused together to form the vessel.

196

 

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Company:
Design:

Barovier&Toso
a spina

195 a Spina
Similar to 'Tessere Ambra' but in fishbone shape

197

 

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Company:
Design:

Barovier&Toso
tessere ambra

196 Tessere Ambra
 On a glass body, premanufactured rectangular glass murrines are densely applied and rolled flat

198

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
tessuto

197 - 200 Tessuto
 A technique where thin, opaque canes of glass are fused together to form the vessel.

199

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
tessuto

200

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
tessuto

201

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
tessuto filigrana

202

 

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Company:
Design:

Frattelli Toso
trasparente

203

 

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Company:
Design:

Cappellin
trasparente argentato

201 - 203 Trasparente
Transparent clear blown glass, some with metal foil or applications

204

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
trasparente con applicacione

205

 

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Company:
Design:

Seguso vetri d'arte
valva

204 Valva
Mold blown with a heavy base, the upper rim is planed off to the inside. The vase walls are  bilaterally flattened

206

 

 

 

Company:
Design:

Seguso vetri d'arte
valva

207

 

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Company:
Design:

Cenedese
variegato

208

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
variegato

205 - 207 Variegato
 A technique where colored glass canes are placed on the vessel in an irregular spiraled pattern.

209

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
variegato

210

 

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Company:
Design:

Avem
yokohama

208 - 210 Yokohama
A dark glass vessel is overlaid with silver foil, a second layer glass with reacting glass salts is applied to give the colors and finally murrines  are molten on the surface

211

 

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Company:
Design:

Avem
yokohama

212

 

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Company:
Design:

Avem
yokohama

213

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
zanfirico

211 - 212  Zanfirico (a canne)
 A technique where twisted threads of glass are enclosed in clear glass (canes are fused ).  

214

 

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Company:
Design:

Venini
zanfirico a canne

215

 

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Company:
Design:

Kosta
abstracta

 

216

 

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Company:
Design:

Kosta
summer

213 & 214 Abstracta, Höst, Winter, etc (Kosta)
A technique in which several layers of glass are cased and removed leaving a design specific to the series between the layers of clear glass

217

 

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Company:
Design:

Orrefors
ariel

218

 

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Company:
Design:

Orrefors
ariel

215 - 220 Ariel
A thick overlay piece of glass is blown and allow to cool down. A stencil is applied to the glass and a pattern is cut into the glass by sandblasting. The piece is reheated and a layer of glass is then applied leaving an air pocket where the vessel was cut.

219

 

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Company:
Design:

Orrefors
ariel

220

 

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Company:
Design:

Orrefors
ariel

221

 

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Company:
Design:

Orrefors
ariel

222

 

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Company:
Design:

Orrefors
ariel

223

 

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Company:
Design:

Orrefors
ariel

224

 

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Company:
Design:

Orrefors
aqua-graal

221  Aquagraal
 A thick overlay with several layers of glass is blown and allow to cool down. A bicolor pattern is painted onto the glass. The piece is reheated and an outer layer is applied.

225

 

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Company:
Design:

Orrefors
edvin

222 Edvin
 A thick overlay piece of glass is blown and allow to cool down. A stencil is applied to the glass and a pattern is cut into the glass by sandblasting. After heating up again a thin layer of glass is applied to soften the contours.

226

 

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Company:
Design:

Orrefors
graal

223 - 224 Graal
 A thick overlay with several layers of glass is blown and allow to cool down. A pattern is cut by cutting, etching or engraving. The piece is reheated and an outer layer is applied.

227

 

 

 

Company:
Design:

Orrefors
graal

228

 

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Company:
Design:

Orrefors
graal

229

 

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Company:
Design:

Orrefors
kraka

225 Kraka
 A fine meshed net is streched over a blank that has already been cased with a layer of glass.  The outer layer is then then sandblasted, and the final piece is reheated and recoated with another layer of glass.

230

 

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Company:
Design:

Orrefors
ravenna

226 Ravenna
A blank with an overlay casting is sandblasted. Then the cavities are filled with color and the object is reheated. Finally the piece is  coated with clear glass

231

 

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Company:
Design:

Orrefors
slip-graal

227 & 228 Slipgraal 
 A thick overlay with several layers of glass is blown and allow to cool down. A ornamental pattern is painted onto the glass. The piece is reheated and an outer layer is applied.

232

 

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Company:
Design:

Orrefors
slip-graal

233

 

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Company:
Design:

Skruf
thalatta

 

234

 

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Company:
Design:

Iittala
Alpina

230 Alpina
Colorless glass blown into a mold of iron

235

 

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Company:
Design:

Iittala
archipelago

231 Archipelago
Colorless glass is poured into a mold as it is cooling

236

 

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Company:
Design:

Iittala
barrokki

232 Barrokki
 Free blown optical glass is line cut with parallel lines

237

 

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Company:
Design:

Iittala
Birds Eye

238

 

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Company:
Design:

Iittala
Birds Eye

233 & 234 Birds Eye
Colorless glass is free blown by steam. After cooling it is 'hammered' and overlaid with clear glass

239

 

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Company:
Design:

Nuutajärvi Nötsjö
controlled bubbles

240

 

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Company:
Design:

Nuutajärvi Nötsjö
controlled bubbles

235 & 236 Controlled bubbles (GN16, 17, 25 etc)
Free blown onto a hedgehog iron (sometimes cased with colored glass) and overlaid with clear or colored glass to get controlled bubbles

241

 

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Company:
Design:

Iittala
Devils Churn

237 Devils Churn
Free blown and formed, after cooling the piece is sandblasted and acid polished

242

 

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Company:
Design:

Iittala
Devils Hole

238 Devils Hole
Colorless glass containing inorganic salts. Free steam blown to get irregular bubbles

243

 

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Company:
Design:

Iittala
finlandia

239  Finlandia
Colorless glass blown into a wooden or later iron mold

244

 

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Company:
Design:

Nuutajärvi Nötsjö
harso

240 Harso
Free blown onto an hedgehog iron and overlaid with clear glass that is tinted by smoke from the furnace

245

 

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Company:
Design:

Iittala
iceberg

241 Iceberg
Blown into an iron mold after cooling cut and polished

246

 

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Company:
Design:

Iittala
Kantarelli

242 & 243 Kantarelli and other pieces of  Wirkkala
Free blown colorless glass, after cooling cut to add wide or narrow lines.

247

 

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Company:
Design:

Iittala
line cut

248

 

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Company:
Design:

Iittala
Orchidea

244 Orchidea and similar designs
Colorless glass steam blown, after cooling cut and polished

249

 

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Company:
Design:

Nuutajärvi Nötsjö
serpentii

245 Serpentii
Free blown colorless glass containing a winding white  filigree thread

250

 

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Company:
Design:

Iittala
simpukan

246 Simpukan
 Thick clear optical glass free blown, after cooling it is cut with thick deep lines about 1cm wide