Feast your eyes on this devastatingly exquisite amethyst and gold glass ribbed beauty! Remnicent of Barovier & Toso's "Cordonato D'oro" (or "Golden Rope") creations by Ercole Barovier, this glittering gold pattern is seemingly always attributed to Barovier and Toso, and given the lavish quality and design, the attribution feels right to me as well. The momentous glitter of this spectacular gold-strewn glass bowl | ashtray | trinket dish will steal the show, no matter where you place it as it is the perfect embodiment of the unrivaled LUXURY of Murano glass. Standing just over 2.5 inches tall, the bowl | ashtray is 6 inches in widest diameter and is one of the largest pieces I've seen in the 'leaf' shaped series. Unsigned but documented exhaustively, this beauty is in excellent vintage condition (and has a nice wide indentation for your biggest stogies if cigars are your thing). Two minor production-related imperfections: 1) a tiny hole on the base where I'm guessing a piece of ash embedded during production became dislodged; 2) a small rough feeling edge improperly polished during manufacture and undetectable by eye.
DIMENSIONS: ~5" x 4" x 2" tall
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