Alfredo Barbini's dramatically formed winged ribbed glass bowl | centerpiece is one of his most famous and sought after designs, with good reason: the grace and movement in this piece will never fail to take your breath away! Produced exclusively for Weil Ceramics and Glass in the 1960s, our Barbini beauty no longer sports its label but this design is highly documented and, in fact, appears on page 1 of Weil's Barbini catalog. (See last photo!)
This gorgeous specimen is ridiculously OPULENT in a gold flecked lattimo submerged in thick ribs of crystal. Pure luxury and elegance, this sparkling gold beauty is probably the most popular variation of them all. Or at least the hardest to keep in stock!
At 18.5" long, 4.75" wide and about 5" tall, this is the most petite of the winged bowl models--perfect for a vanity or windowsill. See all of our BARBINI WINGED CENTERPIECES here: https://www.etsy.com/shop/GLASSpheme?ref=hdr_shop_menu&search_query=barbini+winged+bowl
Dimensions: 18.5" X 4.75" wide X ~5"
Condition: Excellent save for expected base wear
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