Vintage Murano Venetian Alfredo Barbini Italian ArT GLaSs Perfume Bottle Sommerso Aventurine (24k) Bullicante... Murano art glass perfume/fragrance bottle, circa 1960s, Alfredo Barbini. Decorated using bullicante and aventurine techniques, producing a controlled bubble effect with 24k gold dust accents--on the dauber top, collar and overall on the bottle body--it is stunning.Especially intriguing--the concentration of gold surrounding individual bullicante bubbles, while interstitial spaces have a lighter gold dusting! Certainly appropriate as a thoughtful gift for a special person--including yourself, of course! DIMENSIONS: 6½" tall (16.51 cm) x 4" high x 2½ wide WEIGHT: 1-Pound 420 g. CONDITION: Free from any damage or restoration. Vintage MURANO Venetian ALFREDO BARBINI Italian ArT GLaSs Italy Sommerso GOLD Aventurine. Try to ignore any flash, reflection or cast shadow.
Item pictured is same one you will receive! Vintage Murano Venetian Alfredo Barbini Italian ArT GLaSs.Reasonable offers cheerfully entertained & often accepted! Is proud to offer you this authentic Italian Murano art glass perfume/fragrance bottle, circa the 1960s, by Alfredo Barbini. Decorated with the bullicante and aventurine techniques, producing the lovely controlled bubble effect with 24k gold dust accents--on the dauber top, collar and overall on the bottle body--it is a stunning piece in true Barbini signature style. An especially intriguing feature is the concentration of gold content surrounding each individual bullicante bubble, while the interstitial spaces have a subtler dusting of gold!
Pontil/base is ground-flat and highly polished. This piece stands tall and proud, its construction is elegant, while robust, and it. An excellent addition to any art glass or fragrance bottle collection, and certainly appropriate as a thoughtful gift for a special person." tall (16.51 cm) x 4" high x. Free from any damage or restoration, perfect condition. We thoroughly inspected this piece and. Cracks, chips, nicks, scuffs, flea bites, flakes, hairlines, repairs or evidence of grinding. Can be seen or felt.
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Alfredo Barbini, a glass artist born in 1912 on the islands of Murano in the lagoon of Venice, Italy was one of Murano's leading figures of the twentieth century. His parents were members of families which had been prominent in the glassmaking industry on Murano for generations as glassblowers and beadmakers. Barbini began his long career in 1925 at the age of 13, working in the S. In 1929 he joined Cristalleria di Venezia e Murano as a master glassblower.
From 1936 to 1944 he was a partner and master glassblower at Societa Anonima Vetri Artistici Murano, known as S. Following World War II Barbini worked as master glassblower and designer successively with Archimede Seguso and Napoleone Martinuzzi, then became a partner with Vetreria Vistosi and, later, Gino Cenedese. With financial assistance from the firm of Salviati & C. For whom he produced products, he formed in 1950 his own glass firm, Vetreria Alfredo Barbini (reorganized in 1983 as Alfredo Barbini Srl). His firm exhibited his work at the Venice Biennales from 1950 to 1961.
Among numerous other honors, Barbini was awarded the "Osella d'Oro" by Venice's Associazione degli Industriale and the honorary title "Commendatore" and was named "1989 Venetian of the Year" by the Settimare Association. Gable, Murano Magic: Complete Guide to Venetian Glass, its History and Artists (Schiffer, 2004), pp. BEWARE of FAKE Murano Glass!All Murano art glass is made on the small Italian island group of Murano--in Venice bay. Even those glassblowers who may have learned in Italy, or have ancestors from Murano, don't make'Murano glass'! The Chinese have for the past 20-years been trying to copy Murano birds, free-forms, fish, sailboats, vases--producing inferior quality items that they mass-produce in China and flood the U. Market, trying to pass them off as genuine.
Any item labeled " Murano Cristalleria Ann Primrose ", " Murano Minchella Collection ", " Murano Stile d'Art " " VEISES-MURANO " or " Murano Glassware " are easily recognized as one of the more common Chinese knock-off brands. Many fakes are not labeled, or have telltale labels removed! It takes examining and studying hundreds of examples to know for sure, but here is a quick clue. Thumbnail advice : The fakes are usually crude, inferior work, that when labeled almost always say "Murano" and almost. They rarely have metallic inclusions flakes/dust, a.And when they do it is. At OnMyWatch, we are experienced collectors who only offer genuine, vintage Murano art glass! Feel free to message us, with a photo or item number, for a free opinion. We'll tell you if we think it is genuine--even if it is not ours! Near Venice has been producing glass since the thirteenth century 1292.
Having been banned from mainland Venice. Reat of fire hazard, t.First produced beads and mirrors, soon progressing to chandeliers and architectural stained glass for Italys hundreds of churches, chapels and basilicas. Soon they widened their output to include pressed glass, tableware and art glass. The surge in popularity of beautiful, high quality decorative glass in the post-war boom. Mid-20th-century expansion in demand and production on Murano. Notable designers include Flavio Poli, Archimede Seguso, Ricardo Licata, Gino Cenedese, Paolo Venini, Antonio Salviati, Dino Martens, Martinuzzi, Mandruzzato and Ercole and Angelo Barovier to name but a very few. The hardworking Italian glassblowers of Murano can truly be called the Godfathers of modern day glass. PHOTOGRAPHY POLICY : Photos are considered part of the listing description. We try to give you as close to an "in-person" view as possible.
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The item "STUNNING Vtg MURANO Italy Perfume Bottle A. BARBINI ArT GLaSs GOLD Aventurine" is in sale since Friday, March 29, 2019. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Glass\Art Glass\Italian". The seller is "onmywatch" and is located in Naples, Florida. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Dominican republic, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, El salvador, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Viet nam, Uruguay, Russian federation.