Very large sculpture of a seagull in flight skimming over a wave on the ocean.
The Seagull is done in clear glass, with a hazy, white, layered internal decoration. The wave is a smoky clear glass...
Large clear glass sculpture of an Angelfish measuring 15 inches (cm) tall, and 11 1/2 inches (cm) wide at the widest point. There is a bubble inclusion "eye patch" for decoration.
Designed by Licio Zanetti and made by Zanetti Vetreria Artistica, circa 1970, the piece is signed on the underside in script, Zanetti L.
Zanetti Vetreria Artistica was founded by Licio and Licio's father, Oscar, in 1956. Licio Zanetti stepped down as director in 1989...
Collection of eight (8) small scavo vases each approximately 4 inches (10 cm) in height. Shapes vary, some with handles, others with spiral threading or simply unadorned.
There are four (4) blue vases, three (3) green vases and one clear glass vase, all with scavo treatment. The scavo technique was developed to imitate ancient glass that had been buried and dug up...
Exceptional representation of Wine/Water Bearer in black (dark amethyst), opalescent blue, lattimo, and red glass. Blackamoor figure in billowing pleated harem pants in red glass with heavy gold leaf holds a water jug of the same red glass/gold leaf combination in one hand, the other arm is held outstretched. Pants are accented by opalescent blue pointed shoes with gold leaf, and a striped sash of the same opalescent blue and lattimo...
A pair of large droplet shaped pendant lamps in cool green and blue murrines that resemble cells. Most likely an Ermanno Toso design from around 1960. The murrines are floating in a clear glass matrix on which they were gathered then blown.
Each hanging fixture has a satiny acid matte finish, and is capped with a polished brass plate with loop for hanging. The brass plates appear to be original. The brass plates are held on by clips, and can be removed to change the bulbs...
Whimsical Decanter by Fratelli Toso created circa 1960.
Decanter is of simple form with applied features resembling that of a sad dog, pleading coyly with upturned eyes.
The clear green glass body has opaque lines running down from the top of the neck of the bottle to just below the top of the dogs ears and eyes. The dogs eyes lattimo (milk) glass with green glass pupils looking upwards...
A simple, classic 1960's design!
14 inch green satinato glass pencil-neck vase with bulbous base, clear satinato glass foot. The neck on this vase is a bit wider than most I've ever had, but since these are hand blown variations are to be expected. Nice frosted apple green color.
There is a tiny remnant of the original Rosenthal-Netter label on the base.
Condition is excellent with no chips, cracks or repairs. Circa 1960.
Cylindrical decanter in light blue, pink and white 'a canne' with a matching globular stopper. Stopper has a clear glass flange and neck. Neither the stopper nor the neck of the bottle is ground. The bottle stands 17 1/2 inches tall with it's stopper (15 1/8 inches without) and is 3 1/2 inches in diameter at the base. Retains its round blue and silver Made in Murano sticker on the base. There are two small black inclusions midway up the body of the decanter, each about the size of a pinhead...
Absolutely beautiful, and stunning tall table lamp for your home! This lamp will be a focal point in any room.
This lamp is tall at 38.5 inches (97.8 cm) from the base to the top of the finial. The lovely gold corded (cordonato d'oro) glass makes up a full 22 inches (55.9 cm)of the height! The rest of the height is comprised of the original hardware for the lamp, and is in excellent condition.
Each section of the glass is in perfect condition, with no cracks, chips or repairs...
A perfect vase for a single perfect blossom!
Designed by Carlo Moretti for Rosenthal Netter this beautiful tall neck medium blue vase has a clear applied foot. The long pencil neck is blown out to a substantial bulb at the base.
The satinato finish is a delight to the touch, so silky smooth!
The vase stands 9 7/8 inches tall (25 cm) and has a diameter of 2 7/8 inches (7.3 cm) at the base...
Black swirls on background of burnt orange glass form this letter holder from a desk set series produced by Salviati in the late 1970's.
The piece stands 4 inches (10 cm) tall, 6 inches (15 cm) wide, and is 3 inches (7.6 cm) deep. There is a small, less than 1/8 inch (.3 cm), flake on the edge of the piece, but otherwise in fine condition. Circa 1975
Pair of Mexican figures in clear and black glass. The clear glass figures have wide black sombrero's, long black mustaches and black arms with folded hands (similar in style to the Oriental figures by Seguso). The taller figure also shows off the toes of his black boots. The taller figure measures 11 inches (27.9 cm). The shorter figure, who appears to be kneeling, is 9.25 inches (23.5 cm) tall. Each figure bears a red and gold foil label with the words 'Murano Glass Made in Italy'...
Tan and stone white Alabastro Sfumato fume fish figural decanter. Fish has his tail up, with long back fins, and big, smiling lips. Clear decanter base. Produced by Seguso for Luxardo in the 1960's. Stands 12 5/8 inches (32.1 cm) Tall. Original labels for Luxardo, and made in Italy. No chips, cracks or repairs.
Green and yellow bearded dog figural decanter, hollow with hole for cork. Seguso made these decanters for Luxardo in the 1960's. Length/height of the decanter is 12 inches (30cm). Condition is very good with no chips, cracks or repairs. Unsigned, but with Luxardo liqueur labels, import labels. Please note: there is some "debris" inside the bottle as I did not wash it out for fear of destroying the labels.
Green and yellow duck figural on a clear decanter in the form of a rock formation (or iceberg?. Seguso made these decanters for Luxardo in the 1960's. Height of the duck/decanter is 12 inches (30cm). Condition is very good with no chips, cracks or repairs, tiny rough spot to underside of one wing tip. Unsigned. Please note: the blue water in the deacanter was added only to take the photo, and will not be present when shipped.
This is a large ovoid shaped paperweight from the 1960's with a single large colorful fish swimming among green seaweed. The paperweight is large and heavy (almost 9 pounds), standing 6.5 inches (16.5 cm) Tall and approximately 4.5 inches (11.4 cm) in diameter. No chips, cracks or repairs; appropriate age scratches to base. Unsigned.
Venini 'a canne' bowl in alternating stripes of red, and clear glass, with applied clear glass foot. Foot has polished pontil and is stamped Venini murano ITALIA. The bowl measures 9.75 inches (24.7 cm) in diameter and stands 5.25 inches (13.3 cm) tall. It has a wavy rim like most 'a canne' pieces. Possibly Scarpa or Paulo Venini, of 1950's vintage. The bowl is in excellent condition, with minor scratches on the bottom interior of the bowl, but no chips, cracks or repairs. This is eye-catching!
Fratelli Toso Rose Bowl constructed of Cattedrale (or Tiffany Window) murrines in reds, greens, yellows and blue. The murrines feature clear "windows" of glass.Some have "bullseye" configurations in the clear window and black (nerox) glass frames. This is a delightful 4 inch (10.2 cm) diameter bowl with a height of 3.75 inches (9.5 cm) due to the polished top. Excellent condition with no chips, cracks or repairs. Circa 1955.