Glass

Murano Glass "Curl" Sculptures

Murano Glass “Curl” Sculptures
Italy
c. 1970

On glass block bases.
Amber: h. 11"  w. 5"  base. 2.5" x 2.5”
Green: h. 10.75"  w. 5.5"  base. 2.5" x 2.5” 

$1,600. (per sculpture)

Ref: 08 IT 03

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Murano Glass "Swirl" Sculpture

Murano Glass “Swirl” Sculpture 
Italy, c. 1970

Multi-colored Murano glass sculpture on block base.
h. 11.5"   w. 5.5"  base. 2.5" x 2.5”

$1,600.

Ref: 08 IT 04

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Unique Illuminated Wall Light/ Sculpture by Barbini, Murano

Unique Illuminated Wall Light/ Sculpture by Barbini, Murano
Italy 
c. 1972

Massive flower sculpture comprised of free-hand glass elements with caned stripes in shades of maroon & pink. Concealed steel structure for mounting and added LED strip lights for illumination.
Origins: This sculpture was one of several mounted to the ceiling of the bar at the Lido Hotel on Lido island off Venice, Italy. Created custom c. 1972, and only recently dismantled.
diam. 45" d. 5" 

Excellent original condition. Recently added mounting structure and LED strip lights.

$29,000. 

Ref: 65 BB 01

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Rare Pullegoso Vase by Dino Martens

Rare Pulegoso Vase by Dino Martens
Italy
c. 1932

Model #884, produced by Aureliano Toso, on the island of Murano. Beautiful vase in pale periwinkle glass with swirled ribbing and applied side decorations and foot.
h. 14.5” dia. 8.5”

$4,800.

Ref: 10 DMT 01

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Studio-Made Carved Glass Dish by Ghiró Studio - Large

Studio-Made Carved Glass Dish by Ghiró Studio - Large
Italy
2018

Irregularly- shaped, hand-carved dish with deep engravings to underside, and dark coloring infused with metallic elements. Artist signed on underside
h. 3” diam. 15”

$6,500.

Ref: 15 GRO 11

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Studio-Made Carved Glass Dish by Ghiró Studio - Medium

Studio-Made Carved Glass Dish by Ghiró Studio - Medium
Italy
2018

Irregularly- shaped, hand-carved dish with deep engravings to underside, and dark coloring infused with metallic elements. Artist-signed on underside.
h. 4” 12.75” x 9.75”

$5,500.

Ref: 15 GRO 10

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Studio-Made Carved Glass Dish by Ghiró Studio - Small

Studio-Made Carved Glass Dish by Ghiró Studio - Small
Italy
2018

Irregularly- shaped, hand-carved dish with deep engravings to underside, and dark coloring infused with metallic elements. Artist-signed on underside.
h. 3” 10.5” x 8.5”

$4,500.

Ref: 15 GRO 09

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Lidded Bottle with Cup by Tomaso Buzzi for Venini.

Lidded Bottle with Cup by Tomaso Buzzi for Venini
Italy
c. 1932

Lattimo glass, clear & white with gold painted foot to both pieces. Designed by Buzzi in 1932 and presented at the 18th Venice Biennale also in 1932. Published: Tomaso Buzzi at Venini. Pg 101, 107.
Bottle h. 10"  diam. 4.75"
Cup   h. 3.75"  diam. 3.25"

$3,900.

Ref: 10 TB 01

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Bullicante Fish Sculpture by Flavio Poli for Seguso

Bullicante Fish Sculpture by Flavio Poli for Seguso
Italy
c. 1938

Fantastic example of Seguso's bullicante figures from the late 1930's.  Pale blue & clear glass with internal bubbles.  2 fish in motion mounted to an organic mound.   Unsigned.
h. 15"  w. 7"  d. 10.25"

Excellent original condition.

$2,200.

Ref: 08 SE 01

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Unique Asymmetrical Bowl by Ghiró Studio

Unique Asymmetrical Bowl by Ghiró Studio
Italy
2015

Hand-carved, polished crystal dish with great angles and elegant overall form.  Signed on underside.
h. 2.5”  w. 11”  d. 7”

$4,800.

Ref: 15 GRO 05

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Unique Oval Bowl by Ghiró Studio

Unique Oval Bowl by Ghiró Studio
Italy
2015

Hand carved and polished, deep crystal bowl.
Signed on underside.
h. 4”  w. 12”  d. 6”

$6,500.

Ref: 15 GRO 06

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Tessere Ambra Vase by Barovier & Toso

Tessere Ambra Vase by Barovier & Toso
Italy
1957/ c. 1974

Beautiful, hand-blown glass vase of deep amethyst and amber colors formed to resemble woven material.  Slender oval shape.  Etched signature to underside that was typically used throughout the 1970's.  Documentation: Art of the Barovier Glassmakers in Murano, 1866-1972.  Edited by Marina Barovier.  For examples of other "Tessere Ambra" pieces, pg. 176.
h. 10"  w. 4.25"  d. 2.5"

Excellent original condition

$5,800.

Ref: 10 BA 02

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Large-Scale "Eugenio" Bowl by Ercole Barovier

Large-Scale "Eugenio" Bowl by Ercole Barovier
Italy
c. 1962

Beautiful and large glass bowl of aqua-marine and clear glass with reflective flecks and internal bubbles.  
h. 7"  diam. 17"

Excellent original condition.

$4,800.

Ref:  15 BA 04

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Unique Covered Bowl by Ghiró Studio

Unique Covered Bowl by Ghiró Studio
Italy
2015

A chunk of solid glass that has been hand cut, carved, and polished into an elegant covered bowl. Slivered metal cast pull, and artist-signed on underside.
h. 6.5"  w. 9"  d. 6"

$6,500.

Ref: 15 GRO 08

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Rare "Pasta Vitrea" Vase by Carlo Scarpa for MVM Cappellin

Rare "Pasta Vitrea" Vase by Carlo Scarpa for MVM Cappellin
Italy
c. 1929

Rare, early vase created by one of the most celebrated designers of Murano glass.  Opaque red "pasta" glass with low domed foot, flared opening at top and applied ring around the base of the neck.  The density, texture & variation of color displayed in this vase is consistent with Scarpa's work from this period.  This is an extraordinarily rare example of this type of work, and no other documented examples of this form have been found up to this point.  Acid-stamped "CVM" with crown. Provenance:  Private collection - Milano.  Documentation : the following two books show related examples, in a similar charectoristics to this vase.  Carlo Scarpa, I vetri di Murano, by Marina Barovier.  Pg 42-45. /  Venetian Glass, the Nancy Olnick & Giorgio Spanu Collection.  Pg 48-51.
h. 8"  diam. 7.5"

Excellent original condition. Tiny chip to inside bottom of foot.

Price on request

Ref:  10 CSC 01

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Rare Pr. of Candlesticks, #2422 by Max Ingrand for Fontana Arte

Rare Pr. of Candlesticks, #2422 by Max Ingrand for Fontana Arte
Italy
c. 1965

Pair of 5-light candlesticks with square, solid-glass rods and nickled-brass mounts. Rods joined near the bottom with a metal "X" stretcher.  Each candlestick is topped off with a single bobeche.
h. 16  w. 8"  d. 5.75"

All glass is in excellent condition and there is some oxidation to metal.

$16,500.  pair

Ref: 02 MI 02

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PEDESTAL ASH STAND BY FONTANA ARTE

Pedestal Ash Stand by Fontana Arte
Italy
c. 1965

Fontana Arte model #2244.  Black painted metal with brass cap and clear glass dish.
h. 25"  diam. 8.5"

Very good original condition with some wear to the metal elements.

$4,500.

Ref: 11 FA 02

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"Pezzi Unici di Prova," Rare Vase by Ercole Barovier

"Pezzi Unici di Prova," Rare Vase by Ercole Barovier
Italy
c. 1956

Produced by Barovier & Toso. Beautiful vase form of hand-blown clear glass with "Barbarico" style "lattimo" technique. Gold inclusions and pale blue abstract stripes. Part of an experimental grouping and considered unique. Unsigned.  Documentation: Art of the Barovier Glassmakers in Murano, 1866-1972.  Edited by Marina Barovier.  For examples of other "Pezzi Unici di Prova" pieces, pg. 182-183.
h. 12.5"  diam. 6"

$10,500.

Ref:  10 BA 01

 

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Studio-Made Spherical Vase

Studio-Made Spherical Vase
Italy
c. 1970

Unusual Murano glass vase. Bottom portion overlaid with orange and black dimensional stripes. Top portion of clear glass with textured battuto finish. Unsigned.
h. 8.5”  diam. 9.5”

$4,500.

Ref:  10 IT 02

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Large Handblown Vase by Pauly & Co.

Large Handblown Vase by Pauly & Co.
Italy
c. 1970

Pale blue glass vase with textured spiral pattern. Iridescent finish to the glass. Great scale and beautiful model.  Manufacturer's label on bottom side of vase.
h. 15"  diam. 10"

Excellent condition.

$5,800.

Ref:  10 PCO 01

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