Produced by Alfredo Barbini for Weil Ceramics and Glass around 1960, these exquisite orange and gold cased bullicante glass creatures will take your breath away! This beloved Barbini design (documented on the Murano Zoo site and I've included a photo of the same piece in pink with the Weil Ceramics label) come in a range of sizes, and this spectacular pair is the LARGEST I've ever come across. These incredible beauties, both in completely mint condition, are so thickly covered in gold that their appearance is highly sensitive to light (see photos) and they glimmer wildly even in low light conditions.
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DIMENSIONS :1) ~9" tall, ~16.5" long, !4.5 wide; 2) ~8" tall, 14" long, 4" wide
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