Rare Fratelli Barovier Dragon Handeled Jug C1885 Venetian Glass Murano Salviati
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Rare Fratelli Barovier Dragon Handeled Jug C1885 Venetian Glass Murano Salviati :
Rare Fratelli Barovier dragon handled jug 19th c Venetian glass Murano museum quality
Documentedin the book The colours of Murano in the xix century .This example is very rare and is not often offered in the market place although damaged it is still very important as of its rarity of production by Barovier its beauty color and the jug has some long cracks on the main body of the jug starting at 5cm below the spout running down to the hip of the jug and then into a large circle crack approximately 35cm in diameter with other cracks running through the circumference itAlong one side of this circumference some glass is lacking this does not go all the way through as this is where the latticcino canes meet and air is trapped between them it is 3.5cm long and 3mm at its widest point , there is some evidence of old glue restoration in some areasThere is also faint 3cm crack thar runs behind the tail of the dragon ,hardly noticable .The dragon itself is perfect as is the foot of the jug and display's well when the handle is to the left with only some damage showing on the right hip side as shown in the main photo
all the damage is evident but not that obtrusive because of the aventurine color
30.5cm high14.5cm wide
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