This is a magnificent 1950/60's Venetian glass geode bowl, made on the island of Murano
, near Venice, Italy. Made by Barbini
. An almost identical bowl, with their factory label, can be found online. Reference: [click here
]. In a stunning combination of pink glass cased in a distinctive layer of opaque white lattimo
glass, followed by a layer of amber glass, and finally encased in a thick wall of clear glass, using the renowned Venetian sommerso
the plastic stand is for display purposes only and is not included.
Measures approx 2 inches tall by 5.75 inches in diameter at widest point.
Excellent condition, no chips or cracks.