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A.VE.M or Mazzega Murano Blackamoor Figure

A.VE.M or Mazzega Murano Blackamoor Figure

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Directory: Vintage Arts: Decorative Art: Glass: Italian: Murano: Pre 1980: Item # 1363978
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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. He also wears a necklace and turban of lattimo glass, accented by clear red glass and gold powders. He stands on a base of amethyst glass with heavy gold leaf cased in clear glass. Pontil mark on base, with small round Made in Italy gold foil label. Figure stands 12 inches (30.5 cm) tall. Unsigned, possibly A.VE.M or Mazzega, but definitely a good Murano glass house. A similar Mazzega figure is shown in Murano Magic. Circa 1960's-1970's, no chips cracks or repairs.