Vintage 1950s Alfredo Barbini Murano Bullicante Aqua Blue Bowl w/ Gold & Controlled Bubble. Dimensions: 6" diameter x 2.75" height. Beautiful vintage Murano handblown aqua blue, controlled bubbles and gold flecks Italian art glass bowl. The bowls have a Pinch Design on the rim, and filled with gold leaf on the inside. Can be used as a display piece on any table.Use it as a catchall, or candy dish as well. Great for any midcentury room. Alfredo Barbini was an Italian glass artist and designer known for his sculptures rendered in his signature vetro sommerso technique, where colors or additional pieces are seamlessly introduced to the larger whole. Born in 1912 in Venice, Italy, Barbini grew up in Murano and learned the traditional techniques of glassblowing in his teens as an apprentice at the Cristallerina Franchetti and the S.
Ferro Toso, and was recognized as a Maestro before he was 20 years old. He worked under famed artist Napoleone Martinuzzi in the mid-1930s, opening his own furnace called Vetreria Alfredo Barbini is 1950. Experimenting throughout his career with glass's plasticity, he created delicately colored organic and biomorphic objects, in addition to figurative models and animals.
Barbini died on February 13, 2007 in Venice, Italy. The item "50s Alfredo Barbini Murano Bullicante Aqua Blue Bowl with Gold & Controlled Bubble" is in sale since Friday, March 5, 2021. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Glass\Art Glass\Italian".
The seller is "apocalipstick" and is located in Los Angeles, California. This item can be shipped to United States.