This is a magnificent 1950/60's Venetian sculptural glass ashtray bowl, made on the island of Murano
, near Venice, Italy. In a stunning combination of green and amber cased glass. Made by Arte Nuova / Pustetto & Zanetti
, unmarked. The same design can be found online with their factory label with reads "Arte Nuova Murano, Grand Prize, Genuine Venetian Glass, World Fair Brussels 1958"
. The factory was open only for a relatively short time, from 1954 to 1965. Ref: [click here
Measures approx 2.5 inches tall by 4.25 inches in diameter at widest point.
Excellent condition, no chips or cracks, just a couple of small surface scratches, shown in final picture.