VINTAGE MURANO GLASS ALFREDO BARBINI BIRD OF PARADISE PEACOCK Orange Gold Fleck ITALIAN. Murano Glass Art From "The Birds Of Paradise Collection", Designed And Executed By Alfredo Barbini In Murano Italy. Sculpted In The Sommorso Method (One Color Flows Unbroken Into Another) of Glassmaking Art, This Beauty Was Sculpted By Barbini, Sometime In the 1960's. Sparkling gold aventurine enhances the feathers, base, stand, trunk, crest and eyes. Winged Vase by Alfredo Barbini, Murano, Venetian, Winged style table centerpiece bowl or vase, Circa 1960's.
Outer (bottom) bowl: clear glass layer, over a layer of gold aventurine, over a layer of tomato-orange. Inner bowl: clear glass layer, over a layer of gold aventurine, over a layer of opaque white.
This bowl combines a few classic Murano attributes: its sommerso style, its application of milky aka latticinio glass (in which its encased in the aforementioned sommerso clear glass); and its unusual aventurine quality (the aventurine which turns to gold flecks in this exemplary work's firing); and finally its unusual Barbini designer wing shape. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Decorative Pottery & Glassware\Vases".The seller is "happygrrl25" and is located in this country: US. 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, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Republic of Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Panama, Trinidad and Tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei Darussalam, Bolivia, Egypt, French Guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman Islands, Liechtenstein, Sri Lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macau, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion.