Item under consideration is a pair of very rare Murano Art Blown Glass by Master Artist Andrea. SILVER INFUSED BLACK DUCK STATUES. Body of statues are mottled black and silver with black beak/eyes and clear glass tail. A creation of Master Glass Artist Andrea Tagliapietra in Murano, Italy.
Artist signature located on underside of the tails (please see photos# 11 & 12). Dimensions: Length- 9 1/2 inch. Weight of 2 Ducks- 10 pounds.
About Murano Art Glass Master Artist Andrea. Andrea Tagliapietra was born in Murano, Italy on February 17, 1955. At the age of 14 he started working the glass in a glass factory on Murano island, following the tradition of his father Erminio, at that time one of the most talented glass masters of Salviati & Co. In his youth he worked as a glass factory server, apprentice, and than as an assistance.Finally he became a glass master in 1979. In 1980, as he likes to assert, he "lit up" his sensitiveness and art and started to create works that, as years went by, became popular and successful. It was thanks to their particular expressive autonomy and style, their formal and chromatic balance that were absolutely comparable to those of the greater glass masters of the first half of the twentieth century. Currently, he is considered one of the Specialist of the Massello. Lump Glass Sculpture, sculpture on whole bodies of glass and. Calcedonio techniques(special pattern of colored glass imitating the calcedonium stone). A Permanent Collection of Andrea's works is located at. Studio Andrea Tagliapietra, Viale Bressagio 25/a, Murano, Italy. He began to exhibition his work in 1983 at the Bevilacqua la Masa Foundation in Venice, where some of the greatest contemporary art masters artistically took their first steps. For Andrea Tagliapietra it was the beginning of an exhibition path that took him to Vienna, Linz, Villach, Las Vegas, the prestigious Gallery of Sculpture in Palm Beach, to New York, Chicago, Bern and Tokyo, where a lot of his sculptures are now part of private collections. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Decorative Pottery & Glassware\Figurines". The seller is "crystalcove2014" 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, Korea, South, 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, Croatia, Republic of, 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, Uruguay.