This bright baby blue mid-century Empoli | Italy hand-blown cased glass decanter is a fantastic example of modern design—sleek, dramatic, and a great find in this beautiful color.
This decanter is just over 21” tall with the stopper in, and shows some minor wear consistent with its 60+ years, but zero damage.
Did you know?: Italian cased glass (mostly from the Empoli region of Italy although many had their origins in Murano) can generally be divided into early and latter period pieces. The earlier pieces, from the 1950s and 1960s, tend to be thicker, heavier, and more substantial, whereas those made in the 1970s (due to the energy crisis, the resultant global economic upheaval, and the need to cut costs) were thinner, and lighter-weight. While their modern design and intense colors have caused all mid-century Italian hand-blown cased glass to appreciate sharply over the last couple of decades, the older more substantial pieces (like this beautiful decanter) remain amongst the most collectable.
DIMENSIONS: 21" tall
CONDITION: EXCELLENT, light wear on base
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