Antique Letter Opener

(0727)Brass Letter Opener with Glass Handle by P. Bigaglia

(0727)Brass Letter Opener with Glass Handle by P. Bigaglia
(0727)Brass Letter Opener with Glass Handle by P. Bigaglia
(0727)Brass Letter Opener with Glass Handle by P. Bigaglia
(0727)Brass Letter Opener with Glass Handle by P. Bigaglia
(0727)Brass Letter Opener with Glass Handle by P. Bigaglia
(0727)Brass Letter Opener with Glass Handle by P. Bigaglia
(0727)Brass Letter Opener with Glass Handle by P. Bigaglia

(0727)Brass Letter Opener with Glass Handle by P. Bigaglia
Letter opener of the middle of 19th century, the blade is in brass and the handle is in glass, made in the glass factory of Pietro Bigaglia, that was maybe the most important producer of souvenirs in glass, or including parts in glass during the 19th century. Pietro Bigaglia was active in the field of artistic glass from the early decades of the 19th century until 1876. He used to insert in his souvenirs presse papiers, letter opener, handles of tea spoons and butter knife, brooches, bracelets, necklaces etc.

The famous complex murrine made by GB Franchini and the murrine portraits of his son Giacomo. He stopped this production in 1848. About Bigaglia - Franchini handles (made also for walking sticks and umbrellas), see Prof. Lenght of the glass handle: 8,5cm.

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The item "(0727)Brass Letter Opener with Glass Handle by P. Bigaglia" is in sale since Sunday, October 20, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Decorative Arts\Glass\Other Antique Glass".gioielli" and is located in Venezia. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia.
  • Age: 1850-1899
  • Maker: Pietro Bigaglia
  • Original/Reproduction: Original
  • Type: Letter opener
  • Country/Region of Origin: Murano, Venezia, Italia

(0727)Brass Letter Opener with Glass Handle by P. Bigaglia