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Glass filigrana Jug

£52.00

Made by Scott Benefield

Small clear and fine white glass jug, hand made by Scott Benefield in Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland.

This style of jug is made with fine white canes, the piece is complimented with a clear glass handle.

Scott uses traditional Venetian cane techniques to design and create his contemporary functional glassware. Filigrana is blown glass made with colorless, white, and sometimes colored canes. The filigrana style originated on the island of Murano in the 16th century and spread rapidly to other parts of Europe where façon de Venise glass was produced

Approximate measurements: height 15cm, width 10cm.

About the maker:

Scott Benefield is internationally known as a glassblower specialising in Venetian cane techniques, as well as a workshop leader and a writer covering issues pertinent to contemporary studio glass. Scott has exhibited his work at the Royal Ulster Academy annual exhibition in 2012-2015, the British Glass Biennale in 2015, as well at galleries in Ireland, England, Scotland, the US, the Netherlands, Japan and China.

He works from his studio which is an old farm property on the rugged north Antrim coast, just outside of the village of Ballintoy in Northern Ireland. All of the work is designed, produced and finished  entirely by hand.

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