You're looking at a super unusual 'dimpled' mid-century Murano biomorphic glass bowl or ashtray in a light smoke color. What looks like big bubbles are actually indentations in the lower part of the bowl. I love to collect unique pieces you don't see everywhere and this beauty fits the bill! I've seen a similar pieces ascribed to Galliano Ferro, but they didn't have labels so you can take that attribution for what you think it's worth. This to-die-for piece is thick and heavy (nearly 2.5 lbs) and will take your breath away. Please note that the photos are taken in strong studio light or with backlighting that shows off its clarity and texture. In normal light settings, the green undertones are far less pronounced and the color will simply look like a pure smoke or light charcoal.
Dimensions: 6.5" x 5.5" x 3" tall
Condition: Excellent vintage, light base wear
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Jul 26, 2021
Gorgeous, heavy-glass, unique dish. Couldn't love it more!