|8 1/2" Length; 5" Diameter
Cobalt blue center with turquoise and gold highlights.
The founder of today's Seguso family, Francesco di Antonio was born around 1465 on the island of Murano, where the art of glass blowing began 1000 years ago. The name Seguso is intrinsically intertwined with this ancient craft; each generation of Segusos passing their art down to the next to the present day. The Seguso family was especially successful between the mid-sixteenth century and the mid-seventeenth centuries when they created an extensive creative network for their products. It was not until the nineteenth century, however, that they