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AVEM Murano Zanfirico Bizantino / Tutti Frutti Clear Glass Bowl

AVEM Murano Zanfirico Bizantino / Tutti Frutti Clear Glass Bowl
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Product Number: WS09109

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Description

Here is an exquisite large and heavy 1950/60's Venetian freeform glass bowl/ashtray, made on the island of Murano, near Venice, Italy. Made by AVEM (Arte Vetraria Muranese), part of their "Bizantino" series (more commonly known as "tutti-frutti") which was introduced in 1953. Similar items are shown in the book "AVEM, Arte Vetraria Muranese, Artistic Production 1932 - 1972" by Marc Heiremans (pages 106-109, 209, 218 and 222). Decorated with multicoloured Zanfirico lattice filigree, twisted ribbon canes, and copper Aventurine.

Please note: the plastic stand is for display purposes only and is not included.  

Size

Measures approx 3.25 inches tall by 8 inches in diameter at widest point.

Condition

Excellent condition, no chips or cracks.

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