MONUMENTAL Rare 22" C.1960s Alfredo BARBINI MURANO Pink Aventurine | Cased Glass Fish Sculpture

$2,500.00

Casual glass collectors, TURN BACK NOW, for there is no return after experiencing the devastating beauty of Alfredo Barbini's mid-century glass sculptures--the intricacy, the vivid colors, the sweep and grace of the lines...

You're looking at surely one of the most spectacular Barbini creations on the planet, a massively incredible PERFECT mid-century Murano glass fish sculpture that stands 22" tall and weighs nearly 20 lbs. Done in a fabulous lipstick pink cased glass encrusted with gold aventurine, this unbelievable masterpiece will take your breath away! Having collected as many Barbini fish as possible over the years, I have never seen this design before (let alone in PINK!). However, I found a photo of a large glass fish sculpture with the same base as ours AND the remnants of a "Barbini for Weil Ceramics & Glass" label (see last photo) to prove it's indeed by Alfredo Barbini. (The design of the fish and the fins are very similar to the other monumental Barbinis in our collection, but the base threw me off.)

The condition of this C1960s beauty is exceptional! Not a rough spot or sharp point anywhere to be found. Moreover, the base has only light wear marks. It could hardly be in more perfect condition than if it came out of the furnace yesterday. This rare extraordinary captivating beauty will enchant and bewitch you. Consider yourself forewarned.

DIMENSIONS: ~ 22" tall x 13" wide
CONDITION: MINT

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