This is a super rare and hard to find - let alone a pair of Murano Venetian ruby red and gold candlesticks or candle holders with dolphin stems. Candle holders, and bases are ruby red.
Center figural dolphins are clear with a lot of aventurine gold flecks. This pair of Italian art glass are large. Each Candlesticks is 9 inches tall and the foot rim is 5 inches. Nice gold flecks from Aventurine are on the dolphin stems and.Deep ruby color glass around the ruffles shaped candle cups. The candle cups have very nice ruffled edges.
I believe they are Salviati, although they are not signed both have made in Italy stickers. They are both in great condition shown no chips no cracks. These candlesticks were squared from an antique dealer used to sell art glass through Bergendorff Goodman. From this high end department store. Antonio Salviati founded in 1866 a blown glass factory, the Venice and Murano company limited.This was a period of research for the Murano master and among the many techniques taken from the past This pair of candlesticks are a Fine example of this technique. Enriched by figures of imaginary dolphins and inclusion of gold these candlesticks were probably produced at the beginning of the 20th century. Please check my other listing for additional fine crystal And art glass including Favrile by Tiffany Studios, Carnival glass by (Fenton & Dugan), Daum Nancy, René Lalique, Sabino. Orrefors, Kosta Boda, Italian (Murano Venetians), French, Austria, Finland, Swedish, Irish glass. Founded in 1859, Salviati sits amongst the most prestigious glass manufacturers in Venice.
Over 150 years of glass making knowledge and strong collaborations with international designers characterise a collection of timeless pieces of outstanding quality and design. Salviati today shows the ability to master the heritage of the Muranese legacy and explore the art of the possible.
Working as the firm Salviati, Jesurum & Co. London; also as Salviati and Co. And later (after 1866) as the Venice and Murano Glass and Mosaic Company Today Pauly & C. In 1898 the company's new London premises at 235 Regent Street (now the Apple Store) incorporated a set of mosaic armorials along the façade which are still visible today and were restored in 1999. The company was founded by Dr Antonio Salviati.
Many famous mosaics were made by Salviati and the company's various historical name changes are well documented. The company was later acquired in 1999 by the French glassmaker that would later be known as. In World War II, the Salviati building on the Grand Canal in Venice was occupied by the Nazis and used as a Nazi Headquarters.
The Camerino family fled the Holocaust to various locations throughout the world including the UK, USA, Israel, and South Africa. Salviatis products are highly recognisable for their strong narrative, creativity and distinctive design They embody the Venetian tradition and interpret extraordinary making techniques in a contemporary way. Historically Salviati has worked with designers and artists with great sensibility and abilities to understand glass as a material.
The item "Pair Murano Venetian Glass Salviati Ruby Red Dolphin Candlesticks Candle Holders" is in sale since Wednesday, August 28, 2019. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Glass\Art Glass\Italian".The seller is "antikl0ver" and is located in Ridgewood, New York. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Viet nam, Uruguay, Russian federation.