This KILLER curvaceous mid-century Empoli hand-blown cased glass footed decanter done in Robin's Egg blue is gorgeous, uncommon, and likely to go fast! Standing 24” tall (with the stopper in), this mid-century marvel shows 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: 24" tall x ~5" in widest diameter
CONDITION: EXCELLENT, light wear on base
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