This is a magnificent 1950/60's Venetian glass geode bowl, made on the island of Murano
, near Venice, Italy. Most likely made by Barbini
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. In a stunning combination of amber glass cased in a distinctive layer of opaque white lattimo
glass, which is further encased in a thick wall of clear glass, using the renowned Venetian sommerso
Measures approx 2.5 inches tall by 5 inches in diameter at widest point.
Excellent condition, no chips or cracks other than a couple of minute fleabites and signs of minor restoration to the edge of the rim, possibly done at the factory. All shown in final pictures.