Monumental 26" C1910 FRATELLI TOSO Murano Art Nouveau 'FENICIO' Glass Vase

$750.00

Fratelli Toso's highly coveted Fenicio/Fenici vases, produced early in the 20th century, are exquisite vestiges of a time long past. Hard to find in the smaller sizes, this GARGANTUAN 26" tall beauty is a downright UNICORN! The interior is done in a pure white with a heavy rather matte clear casing which serves as the base layer for vivid cerelean blue, white, and yellow pulled feathers. At least 100 years old, this grand marvel has some scuffs, bubbles and an embedded ash or two that seem to be production issues, but these don't make a dent in the drama of this elegantly shaped art nouveau heirloom. There is a significant hairline fracture at the base (see photos #6 & #7) that cannot be felt with your fingertip nor readily seen on display, but it does not affect the beauty or structural stability of this vase.

DIMENSIONS: 25.5" tall, 7.25" base diameter
CONDITION: Excellent, some minor roughness to the touch along edge, likely from manufacturing as I can't imagine how, without chipping or flea-bites, this could occur post production.

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