"Plaidicino" Vase Prototype

Place Made
Germany, Baden-Wurttemberg, Freiburg, Weil am Rhein
Date
2011
Technique
blown glass
Dimensions
Overall H: 32.6 cm, Diam (max): 13.2 cm
Accession Number
GL142
Description
The term plaidicino is a made-up one, inspired by the traditional Venetian technique known as “latticino.” These vases were not made with canes, as in traditional Venetian filigrana, but with strips of glass laid onto the surface and worked into the hot glass during the blowing process.