Antonio Salvati, ornamental vase, 1870. Opalescent glass, hand blown. Venice. Via
The two sides of the body are decorated with handles, formed of swans with their head bent down. The whole surface of the vase is pink, striped by melted glass threads and spotted. The body of the swans are made of white opaque glass, their beaks and feet are of red glass. The form and the decoration of the vase are based on traditions of Venice-Murano glass art.