Stunning C.1950s BAROVIER TOSO MURANO Zebrati Glass Bowl | Ashtray | Set


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You're looking at a dazzlingly beautiful set of unmarked mid-century Murano ashtrays | bowls that I believe were done by Barovier & Toso in a white Zebrati with gold-flecks swirl. While each time I've come across these stunning pieces, they were attributed to Barovier, none of the pieces I've seen had labels, nor do these. Nevertheless, the internal white swirls in a bed of gold aventurine encased in thick clear glass ribs bear no similarity to any other than documented Barovier designs. The swirls amid the gold and thick ribbed casing create an incredible optical display. As such, these gems DEMAND to be placed in a central location for all to admire. Hell, they're almost beautiful enough to take up smoking for.

Aside from the expected base wear, these bowls are in near perfect condition. Close examination of the base will reveal a few internal bubbles and one of the bowls has significant scuffing on three of the lower outer ribs. I've tried to capture these in a photo, but its near impossible amid all the sparkle and the glam. You'll feel them if you look hard enough, but will never detect them on display. This would be a momentous gift for the cigar smoker in your life--or for yourself.

Dimensions: eash ~5.5" diameter x 2.25" tall
Condition: Perfect save for age-appropriate wear on base


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