Alfredo Barbini's dramatically formed winged glass bowl/centerpiece is one of his most popular and most highly coveted designs with good reason—the grace and movement in this piece will never fail to take your breath away. We cannot get enough of them (see our entire collection here: https://www.glasspheme.com/search?q=Winged+Barbini), especially in the MUCH RARER ~22” XXL size. (Worthpoint’s decade+ history of online sales of this design suggests that fewer than 20% of these beauties are in large version, with the vast majority in the ~18” size.)
Our incredible specimen sports a creamy lattimo interior encased in thick layers of gold aventurine-drenched orange glass and thick crystal ribs. This rare heart stopping beauty is museum quality condition with only expected base wear to show for its years.
Dimensions: ~22" X 6" tall x 6.5" at widest
Condition: Perfect, age-appropriate wear on base
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