VINTAGE ITALIAN MURANO GLASS PAPERWEIGHT ZEBRATTI STRIPED BAROVIER TOSO. EXQUISITE EXAMPLE OF QUALITY MID CENTURY ITALIAN MURANO ART GLASS. Presenting an exceptional vintage Italian Murano art glass paperweight produced by the renowned makers, Borovier and Toso in the highly desirable Zebratti pattern. This stunning handcrafted piece has been spectacularly coloured with alternating horizontal stripes of deep black and glistening copper aventurine encased within the solid clear glass form. Features radiating internal threads of glistening The contrasting stripes perfectly follow the sleek curves of the form, adding a magnificent sense of depth to solid glass.
The glistening copper aventurine and opaque black stripes create a wonderfully stylish and sophisticated combination. The radiating stripes create striking optical effects, rather like a pin wheel. The solid clear glass casing acts like a lens, spectacularly magnifying and distorting the the colours and light.Random elongated encapsulated air bubbles appear between a few stripes, adding an additional jewel-like sparkle to the glass. This fabulous Barovier and Toso Italian Murano art glass paperweight is presented in excellent vintage condition with no chips, cracks or repairs. This stunning piece has been exceptionally well cared for and presents spectacularly. This exceptional example has been beautifully finished with a quality flat ground polished base. There are light surface scratches to the base, commensurate with age and wonderfully authenticating this is a genuinely vintage example. The quality and masterful craftsmanship of this fine example is evident at first glance. This impressive paperweight stands approx 80mms tall and measures 80mms in diameter. This substantial solid glass piece weighs 630 grams unpackaged. This exquisite piece would make an outstanding addition to any Barovier and Toso, vintage Italian Murano art glass or quality paperweight collection A perfect gift idea for the discerning admirer of fine quality, hand crafted vintage objects of sheer beauty! Rest assured, all items are professionally packaged to the highest of standards! International buyers are most welcome.
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