Base, feet, and head is clear glass with gold flecks. The body is various shades of teal blue. Simply a stunning glass sculpture by one of Italy's best known glassblowers.
Here is a brief biography from Wikipedia. A glass artist born in 1912 on the islands of. In the lagoon of Venice.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. 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. The item "Alfredo Barbini Mid Century Modern Murano Glass Bird Of Paradise 14 1/4" is in sale since Friday, February 28, 2020. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Glass\Art Glass\Italian".
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