Massive Mid-Century Mod 25" EMPOLI VERDE Glass Apothecary Jar

$300.00

You're looking at one of the finest pieces of Empoli glass out there -- at least that I've ever encountered. Before the "Empoli Glass Craze" production of the later 1960s and 70s (the Modern design movement created a huge export boom, most of which went to the US) which was thinner and lighter than earlier Empoli production (and cheaper to make and export), Empoli produced its own truly artistic glass. One of the influences was purportedly an influx of unemployed Murano glass craftsman after WWII. Empoli "Verde" is the glass color "native" to Italy's Empoli region due to the minerals in the sand from which the glass is blown.

That's what we have here--an early Empoli Verde glass apothecary jar. This rare and breathtaking beauty is HEAVY (It weighs nearly 6 pounds) and substantial with a rough pontil on the base and a few characteristic bubbles in the glass. And it's in near-perfect condition, save some expected base wear and the likely existence of a scratch or two (though I've not been able to spot one).

DIMENSIONS: Roughly 25" tall x 5.75" in widest diameter
CONDITION: Pristine, light wear on base

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