Barovier & Toso Murano Cordonato d'Oro Gold Leaf Glass Bowl

Barovier & Toso Murano Cordonato d\'Oro Gold Leaf Glass Bowl
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Product Number: WS08489

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Description

Here is a wonderful 1950/60's Venetian freeform glass bowl/ashtray, made on the island of Murano, near Venice, Italy. This piece was made by Barovier & Toso, and designed by the renowned Italian designer Ercole Barovier, part of his 'Cordonato d'Oro' range. Very similar pieces can be seen in the book 'Italian Glass' by Leslie Pina, pages 31 - 32. Made in clear cased glass with loads of gold leaf inclusions encased in the glass, and dark purplish brown stripes.

Size

Measures approx 1.75 inches tall by 3.5 inches in diameter at widest point.

Condition

Excellent condition, no chips or cracks, just a manufacuring flaw to the rim (white flecks inside the glass) shown in final picture.

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