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Spanish Cantir with White Trails from Catalonia

Posted in Uncategorized by Allaire Collection of Glass on March 14, 2019

44E Cantir with Filigrana from Catalonia of Allaire Collection


Cantir of yellowish glass decorated with opaque white trails called vetro a fili. Glassmakers in Catalonia, Spain were producing decoration of this type from the middle of the 16th into the 17th Century.

H: 19 1/2 cm

D: 2nd half of 16th to early 17th Century

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