This BIG stunning high quality copper-on-lattimo platter or ashtray was exclusively produced by Alfredo Barbini for Weil Ceramics and Glass (see catalog entry in last photo). Weighing in at over 4 lbs and with an incamaciato (gold on lattimo) finish on the base, this is Murano glass of the highest order. Perfect for serving and for use as a stunning centerpiece when you're not.
This special piece belongs OUT in the open (not stored in a cabinet on display) where you can use it every day—on the kitchen countertop to hold fruit; on a vanity for your brushes, make-up, etc.; on top of your dresser or night table to hold the personal items you need on hand the next day. Spectacular vintage Murano glass pieces like this make the PERFECT gift! They’re pretty much one of a kind, so no one else will ever saunter into the party with the same item. And while expensive new crystal (you know, those typical boring wedding gifts) depreciate the minute they’re removed from the box, high quality famous maker (like our Barbini here) mid-century Murano glass becomes scarcer by the moment—they’re a gift and an investment at the same time.
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Dimensions: 10.5" diameter, ~2.5" tall
Condition: Minty, with light base wear
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