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Venetian Millefiori Cheese Shaker

Venetian Millefiori Cheese Shaker

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Item: Cheese Shaker

Make: Italian

Construction: Millefiori Glass

Age: Vintage

Dimensions: 4" Wide x 5" Tall 

Condition: Good vintage condition. A Few chips on the frosted handle at the connection point. Otherwise signs of wear are minimal and consistent with age. Please see photos.

Details: This beautiful Venetian cheese shaker is a wonderful example of Millefiori with twists of blue, teal, green, and purple.

The highly sought after Millefiori glass making technique, also known as Murrine, translates to "A Thousand Flowers" in Italian. This method stretching back to Roman times was lost until sixteenth century craftsman successfully imitated the process. 

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