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Salviati (glassmakers)

Ewer made by Salviati & Co, now in Walters Art Museum.

A family called Salviati were glass makers and mosaicists in Murano, Venice and also in London, working as the firm Salviati, Jesurum & Co. of 213 Regent Street, London; also as Salviati and Co. and later (after 1866) as the Venice and Murano Glass and Mosaic Company (Today Pauly & C. - Compagnia Venezia Murano). In 1898 the company's new London premises at 235 Regent Street (now the Apple Store) incorporated a set of mosaic armorials along the façade which are still visible today and were restored in 1999.

The company was founded by Dr Antonio Salviati, a lawyer from Vicenza in Northern Italy.

The family included Giulio Salviati (1843–1898) and worked on several buildings in the United Kingdom during the 19th century, including:

The company was later acquired in 1999 by the French glassmaker that would later be known as Arc International.

External links

  • The mosaics above the high altar in St David's Cathedral, Wales
  • Detail from the above - St David's Cathedral
  • Mosaic arms of Venice on the outside of the Apple Store, Regent Street, London
  • Salviati
  • Official Site of Pauly & C. | CVM - Compagnia Venezia Murano

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