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Salviati Glass

Italian

Not only did Salviati support the revival of Venice’s flagging Murano glass industry in the 19th century, but the company also became world-renowned for its innovative glassmaking techniques, revolutionizing the art of mosaics and glassware design.

The story of Salviati glass begins with Vicenza-born lawyer and entrepreneur Antonio Salviati. His love of Murano glass art and mosaics inspired him to establish his own mosaic and glass manufacturing firm, the Salviati Dott. Antonio fu Bartolomeo company, in Venice in 1859. Glassmakers in the region had been weathering a dismal political climate and growing competition in neighboring countries, and Salviati had initially hoped to revive Murano glassmaking in order to restore deteriorating mosaics in local cathedrals.

In 1864, Salviati exhibited a monumental glass mosaic at the “First Glassmakers’ Exhibition,” which won the gold medal. His award-winning mosaic solidified his company’s reputation as a first-rate glassmaker, which soon drew the attention of international investors, particularly investors from Great Britain.

In 1866, Salviati and C. opened in London with the support of historian William Drake and diplomat Sir Austen Henry Layard. Meanwhile, the Salviati company established its headquarters on the Rio dei Vetrai in Murano.

Throughout the late 1800s, Salviati and C. expanded its production to include household glassware and serveware and decorative objects such as cups, glasses, amphoras and vials. Salviati also received commissions to produce mosaics for St Paul’s Cathedral and the Houses of Parliament in London, the Paris Opera House and the Viceroy of Egypt’s Palace in Alexandria.

After Antonio Salviati died in 1890, his sons Giulio and Silvio took over the company. The Barovier family — a dynasty that stretches as far back as 1295 — bought the manufacturer in 1883, and a glass master named Maurizio Camerino, who had honed his skills at Salviati, was appointed to lead the company. Camerino’s children took the reins following the glass master’s death in 1931 and launched a successful lighting line of table lamps and chandeliers after World War II.

Throughout the 20th century, Salviati participated in several Venice Biennale exhibitions from 1958 to 1972. In 1962, the company was awarded the Compasso d’Oro prize for the Marco vase, designed by architect Sergio Asti.

Since its acquisition by the Umana group in 2015, Salviati has collaborated with numerous renowned designers such as Federico Peri, Davide Bruno, Renzo Stellon, Alberto Lago and Anna Gili. Salviati's pieces can be found in the collections of the Museum August Kestner in Hanover, Germany, the Museum of Modern Art and Corning Museum of Glass in New York, the Eretz Museum in Tel Aviv, Israel, and the Murano Glass Museum in Venice.

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Creator: Salviati
Set of 4 Salviati Venetian Glass Hexagonal Tumblers
By Salviati
Located in Dallas, TX
Presenting a gorgeous set of 4 Salviati Venetian glass hexagonal tumblers. Made in Venice, Italy circa 1930 by the World famous Salviati Glasswork...
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Early 20th Century Italian Art Deco Salviati Glass

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Blown Glass

Salviati Venini Bianconi Venetian Murano Zanfirico Latticino Bowl Saucer, Pair
By Salviati, Fulvio Bianconi & Paolo Venini
Located in Miami, FL
Salviati Venini Bianconi Venetian Murano Zanfirico Latticino Bowl Saucer, Pair Offered for sale is a pair of delicately created Venetian Murano Zanfiri...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Salviati Glass

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Blown Glass

Antique Venetian Murano Green Gold Leaf Italian Art Glass Shell Goblet Holder
By Compagnia Di Venezia E Murano (C.V.M.), Salviati
Located in Kissimmee, FL
Beautiful, antique, early Venetian / Murano hand blown green and gold flecks Italian art glass seashell decoration decorative table object / card holder / goblet. Documented to the S...
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Late 19th Century Italian Late Victorian Antique Salviati Glass

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Gold Leaf

Salviati platter/Centerpiece abstract Murano glass by Luciano Gaspari .
By Luciano Gaspari, Salviati
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Beautiful abstract technique by the Maestro Murano blower Luciano Gaspari.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Modern Salviati Glass

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Murano Glass

Signed Murano Salviati Optical Black and White Matt Glass Object Sculpture
By Salviati
Located in North Miami, FL
This vintage 1980's Murano signed Salviati hand blown matt glass object and or sculpture are black and white abstract stripes of wave with different widths. It is a sculpture and cou...
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1980s Italian Modern Vintage Salviati Glass

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Blown Glass

Salviati Murano Glass Bottle
By Salviati
Located in Dronten, NL
Rare clear Murano glass bottle with stopper designed circa 1970 by Salviati, Murano, Italy. Beautiful original condition, a few superficial scratches at the bottom. Signed at the bot...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Salviati Glass

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Murano Glass

Postmodern Pink Encased Murano Glass Vase with Gold Leaf by Salviati, Italy
By Salviati
Located in Bresso, Lombardy
Made in Italy, 1970s. This wonderful vase / bottle is made in pink encased Murano glass with gold leaf. It is a vintage piece, therefore it might show slight traces of use, but it c...
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1970s Italian Post-Modern Vintage Salviati Glass

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Gold Leaf

20th Century Salviati Set of 12 Cut and Frosted Glasses with Decorative Motifs
By Salviati
Located in Turin, Turin
In 1859, Vicenza lawyer Antonio Salviati started his glassmaking business by founding Salviati & C. He combined the production of mosaics and enamels with that of blown glass, becomi...
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1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage Salviati Glass

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Glass

20th Century Salviati Set of 10 Cut and Frosted Glasses with Decorative Motifs
By Salviati
Located in Turin, Turin
In 1859, Vicenza lawyer Antonio Salviati started his glassmaking business by founding Salviati & C. He combined the production of mosaics and enamels with that of blown glass, becomi...
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1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage Salviati Glass

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Glass

Salviati Murano Sommerso Cobalt Blue Italian Art Glass Owl Bird Figure Sculpture
By Salviati
Located in Kissimmee, FL
Beautiful vintage Murano hand blown Sommerso cobalt blue to clear Italian art glass owl bird figure, sculpture. Documented to the Salviati Company. Have owned several with labels and...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Salviati Glass

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Glass, Art Glass, Blown Glass, Murano Glass, Sommerso, Murrine

Salviati Murano Glass, Candle Holder /Centerpiece , Marked
By Salviati
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Beautiful glass holder made by Salviati, marked and dated 1998.
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1990s Post-Modern Salviati Glass

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Glass

Pair Antique Salviati Aventurine Filigrana Venetian/Murano Cordial Wine Glasses
By Salviati
Located in Philadelphia, PA
A fine pair of Venetian or Murano glass cordials. Attributed to Salviati & Co. With copper aventurine cups supported by a filigrana twist stem and wafer foot. Both the foot ...
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Early 20th Century Italian Renaissance Revival Salviati Glass

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Art Glass, Murano Glass

Large Salviati Murano Aria Vase in Amethyst Glass Mouth Blown
By Salviati
Located in Miami, FL
Unique and sophisticated, this vase is crafted of mouth-blown Murano glass and hand-decorated using the "rigadin" technique, that creates stunning vertical lines along its tapered and curved surface. The lines accentuate its elongated silhouette that renders in a solid object the movements of air. Part of the Aria Collection, this piece can be displayed in a modern interior as a striking sculpture or a vessel for a single flower or in a contemporary or antique setting...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Salviati Glass

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Art Glass, Blown Glass

Set of 4 Italian Murano Glasses by Salviati
By Salviati
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Set of 4 hand etched amethyst Murano glasses by Salviati / Made in Italy in the 2000s. Original "SALVIATI" mark on the base. Height: 5.5 inches / d...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Salviati Glass

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Murano Glass

Large Venetian Salviati Murano Art Glass Charger Mounted Sculpture, 20th Century
By Salviati
Located in San Francisco, CA
An absolutely remarkable very large art glass charger / sculpture on museum quality mount. Marked Salviati. Italy, 20th Century. Founded in 1859, Salviati remains one of the most pre...
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20th Century Modern Salviati Glass

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Glass

Salviati, Murano Sommerso Glass, Blue Cobalt and Uranium Giraffe Sculpture
By Salviati
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This is part of a series called " Zoo" beautiful animals in sommerso glass .In black light you can see light uranium green glass .
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1950s Italian Modern Vintage Salviati Glass

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Glass

Salviati, Two Murano / Sculptures / Paperweight Glass, for Luciano Gaspari
By Luciano Gaspari, Salviati
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Nice sculpture rocks (two) sold together, by the well known Murano maker Salviati & Co. Luciano Gaspari was the main designer for the company for many years and made many great works...
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1970s Italian Modern Vintage Salviati Glass

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Glass, Murano Glass

19th Century Salviati Venetian Murano Glass Goblet
By Salviati
Located in Fort Lauderdale, FL
A Venetian Murano glass goblet made by glass masters Salviati & Co in the late 19th century. During the late 19th century, the Italian Risorgim...
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Late 19th Century Italian Renaissance Revival Antique Salviati Glass

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Art Glass, Blown Glass, Murano Glass

Vintage Murano Sasso Glass Vase by Luciano Gaspari for Salviati & C. ca. 1960
By Antonio da Ros, Salviati
Located in Berghuelen, DE
Vintage Murano Sasso glass vase by Luciano Gaspari for Salviati & C. ca. 1960 A heavy vintage class vase designed by Luciano Gaspari for Salviati & C. in ...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Salviati Glass

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Art Glass, Murano Glass

Venetian Salviati Hand Blown Vase Applied Pink Snakes Gold Leaf Inclusions
By Salviati
Located in Great Barrington, MA
This amazing hand blown Venetian vase made by Salviati, stands 20" tall and is decorated with applied pink and gold leaf. The vase has 2 intertwined snakes encircling the body and me...
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1920s Italian Vintage Salviati Glass

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Blown Glass

Simon Moore for Salviati, Large Fasciati Murano Glass Vase
By Simon Moore, Salviati
Located in Berghuelen, DE
Simon Moore for Salviati, Large Fasciati Murano glass vase A large art glass vase designed by Simon Moore and manufactured by Salviati, Venice in 2004. Opaque white and green glass ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Mid-Century Modern Salviati Glass

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Murano Glass, Art Glass

Salviati Barbini Murano Iridescent Gold Flecks Italian Art Glass Bird Bowl
By Alfredo Barbini, Salviati
Located in Kissimmee, FL
Beautiful, and very rare Murano handblown orange Ombre fade rim Italian art glass encased bird centerpiece / display bowl, with gold flecks, and iridescent glass on the bird figure. ...
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1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage Salviati Glass

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Gold Leaf

Salviati Murano 1950s Orange Gold Fleck Star Design Italian Art Glass Ring Bowls
By Salviati
Located in Kissimmee, FL
Beautiful set of vintage Murano hand blown orange and gold flecks Italian art glass star design ring or trinket dish set. Documented to the Salviati company, circa 1950s. Although small, they are packed with gold leaf layer surrounding the starfish designs. Would make great display pieces on any desk or table. Use them as catchalls, candy or jewelry dishes on a vanity. Midcentury era. Heart shaped...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Salviati Glass

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Gold Leaf

Barbini Salviati Murano White Ribbons Gold Base Italian Art Glass Bird Sculpture
By Alfredo Barbini, Salviati
Located in Kissimmee, FL
Beautiful vintage Murano hand blown white ribbons art glass bird sculpture with gold flecks base. Documented to designer Alfredo Barbini for the Salviati company. Labelled with an ea...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Salviati Glass

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Gold Leaf

Salviati 'Battuto' Carved Blue Murano Art Glass Vase 1960s
By Salviati
Located in Tilburg, NL
Fantastic and large mid-century vase by renowned Murano and London glass house Salviati. As one of the oldest Murano glass houses in Venice Salviati has proved to be one of the most ...
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1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage Salviati Glass

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Art Glass, Blown Glass

Vintage Murano Sommerso Glass Vase by Salviati & Co., circa 1960
By Salviati, Luciano Gaspari
Located in Berghuelen, DE
A vintage art glass vase in blue and violet sommerso glass. Manufactured by Salviati & Co., Venezia. Most probably designed by Lugiano Gaspari. Company label on the base 'salviati venezia...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Salviati Glass

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Art Glass

Set of 58 Pieces of Opalescent Salviati Venetian Stemware
By Salviati
Located in Boston, MA
Set of 58 pieces of opalescent Salviati Venetian Stemware. The stemware was hand blown with the goal to make it pick up all the colors of the rainbow...
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1920s Italian Other Vintage Salviati Glass

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Glass

Salviati Murano Italian Trailed Design Black & White Art Glass Vase, 1997
By Salviati
Located in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
A very stylish Italian art glass vase of tall oval cylindrical shape made by Salviati on the Island of Murano and dated 1997. Started in 1859 by Antonio Salviati the company is renow...
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1990s Italian Modern Salviati Glass

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Blown Glass

Murano Salviati Bullecante Army Green and Clear Apple Glass Sculpture or Object
By Salviati
Located in North Miami, FL
This vintage Italian Murano Salviati bulbous glass apple sculpture, paperweight or object is a brilliant luscious army and green with tons of bubbles enclosed which is called bullecante. From the 1970s. The stem and leaf...
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1970s Italian Modern Vintage Salviati Glass

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Blown Glass

Murano Salviati Amber Bird
By Salviati
Located in Palm Springs, CA
Murano Salviati bird in amber. Bird measures 3.5" wide, 5.5" deep and 14.5" high. Decal on bottom, made in italy, Salviati Murano.
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1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage Salviati Glass

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Art Glass, Murano Glass

1970s 'Teoreme' Green and Clear Glass Vase by Salviati, Murano
By Salviati
Located in London, GB
Sculptural vase in green and clear glass, with striking angled neck. There is a very small internal bruise to the rim (seen in the last photo).
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1970s Italian Vintage Salviati Glass

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Art Glass

Large Salviati Murano Aria Vase by Renzo Stellon in Amethyst Glass Mouth Blown
By Salviati
Located in Miami, FL
Unique and sophisticated, this vase is crafted of mouth-blown Murano glass and hand-decorated using the "rigadin" technique, that creates stunning vertical lines along its tapered an...
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20th Century Italian Salviati Glass

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Art Glass

Mid-Century Modern Art Glass Salviati Murano Italy Pink Gold Bubbles
By Salviati
Located in Munich, DE
Wonderful rich pink art glass vase by Salviati & Co, Italy with the original gold colored paper label, 20th century. The elegant design is enhanced...
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1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage Salviati Glass

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Glass

Set of 58 Pieces of Opalescent Salviati Venetian Stemwar
By Salviati
Located in Boston, MA
Set of 58 pieces of opalescent Salviati Venetian Stemware. The stemware was hand blown with the goal to make it pick up all the colors of the rainbow...
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1920s Italian Other Vintage Salviati Glass

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Glass

Salviati Glass Raised Bowl and Salts with Swan Motif
By Salviati
Located in New York, NY
An fine arrangement of Salviati blown glass pieces, in varied tones of green and infused with gold flecks, including a raised bowl featuring a swa...
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Early 20th Century Italian Salviati Glass

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Gold Leaf

Impressive Luciano Gaspari Sommerso Glass Bottle Vase
By Salviati, Luciano Gaspari
Located in Chicago, IL
Heavy Murano glass, for Salviati. Clear glass outside, amethyst inside, with orange and green stripes.
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1950s Italian Vintage Salviati Glass

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Amethyst

Pair of Large Salviati Murano Opalescent Fruit Bookends
By Salviati
Located in Palm Springs, CA
Pair of large handblown apple and pear fruit art glass book ends By Salviati. Glass is combination clear with control bubbles and opalescent. Each has Salviati sticker. Pear 8.5&...
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1960s Italian Vintage Salviati Glass

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Glass

Salviati Italian Murano Glass White Stoppered Glass Bottle, circa 1950s
By Salviati
Located in Phoenix, AZ
Classic Mid-Century Modern tall stoppered bottle in mint condition by Salviati & Co. A great form. Bears the original label and the original stopper. Stunning white with gold fleck...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Salviati Glass

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Glass

Venetian Salviati Set of 36 Pcs Stemware Service Amethyst w/ Gold Leaf & Swans
By Salviati
Located in Great Barrington, MA
This is a complete hand blown Venetian stemware service made by Salviati, circa 1920s. The 36 piece set consists of 12 each of water goblets, wine goblets and champagne coupes, each one featuring a figural golden yellow swan connector and applied rigaree. The color is a soft purple/amethyst with gold leaf inclusions which works nicely with a pastel palette. 12 water goblets measuring, 3.25" diameter x 5.75" tall 12 wine goblets, 3.38" diameter x 8.38" tall 12 champagne/martini coupes...
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1920s Italian Vintage Salviati Glass

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Blown Glass

Large Vetri Murano Salviati & Co. Blue Italian Glass Vase
By Salviati
Located in Philadelphia, PA
A large Vetri Murano Salviati blue glass vase with inclusions. The vase bears Vetri Murano and Salviati & Co. labels. Height: circa 12.75 in. ...
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Late 20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Salviati Glass

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Blown Glass

Hand-Blown Salviati French Venetian Stemware Service with Pink Figural Swans
By Salviati
Located in Great Barrington, MA
What an amazing Venetian Murano stemware service, ready for your next event in the bright and Classic French blue. Each piece is handblown in an optic ...
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1920s Italian Vintage Salviati Glass

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Blown Glass

Set of 4 Salviati Hand Blown Venetian Candlesticks Hand Painted Enamels
By Salviati, Antonio Salviati
Located in Great Barrington, MA
An unusual beautiful matched set of 4 hand blown Venetian candlesticks would grace any tablesetting- These could be used in a tight grouping as th...
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Early 20th Century Italian Salviati Glass

Salviati glass for sale on 1stDibs.

Salviati glass are available for sale on 1stDibs. These distinctive items are frequently made of glass and are designed with extraordinary care. There are many options to choose from in our collection of Salviati glass, although brown editions of this piece are particularly popular. Many of the original glass by Salviati were created in the mid-century modern style in italy during the 20th century. If you’re looking for additional options, many customers also consider glass by Flavio Poli, Paolo Venini, and Fulvio Bianconi. Prices for Salviati glass can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — on 1stDibs, these items begin at $266 and can go as high as $14,500, while a piece like these, on average, fetch $1,240.

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