This SUPER TALL & SPECTACULAR mid-century Empoli-made Italian cased glass pitcher is far more of a sculpture than it is an actual pitcher or decanter to be used for serving liquids. At 18" tall and in pretty pristine condition for its age (which, given the three-layer quality and heft of the cased glass, must date to the 1950s), this handblown beauty is much more remniscent of a Dante Marioni piece of art than anything once marketed in a Sears Robuck catalogue. The form, the grace, the rippling folds. Empoli glass at its very best!
ps. This gorgeous blue comes off as a teal or a deeper indigo depending on your lighting!
DIMENSIONS: 18" tall x roughly 5.25" in diameter at base
CONDITION: PRISTINE, light wear and scratching on top and bottom of base
Be sure to check out the rest of our beautiful Mid-Century Empoli Cased Glass here: https://www.glasspheme.com/shop/22495574/empoli-cased-glass
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