A Barovier & Toso "Graffito" Murano glass vase

Circa 1965; Venice, Italy
Designed by Ercole Barovier, the clear glass vase with internally decorated elongated bubble design with white ribboning and gold leaf
7.25" H x 6" W x 4.625" D

  • Provenance: Private Collection, Chicago, IL
    Sold: Wright, Chicago, IL, "Important Italian Glass: A Private Chicago Collection," May 23, 2013, Lot 205
    Private Collection
    Sale: Wright, Chicago, IL, "Important Italian Glass Including a Private Collection of Works by Fulvio Bianconi," June 11, 2021, Lot 196
    Acquired from the above by present owner
  • Literature: A similar example is illustrated in: Marina Barovier, ed., "Art of the Barovier: Glassmakers in Murano 1866-1972" (Venice: Arsenale Editrice, 1993), 202.
  • Notes: This lot is accompanied by a copy of the Wright 2021 auction listing.
  • Condition: Overall good condition with minor shelf wear, scuffs, and light scratches commensurate with age.

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