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Ercole Barovier, Murrino vase

Lot 0165
Ercole Barovier
Murrino vase

Barovier & Toso
Italy, 1948
amethyst and white murrine with gold leaf
4.75 dia × 9.75 h in (12 × 25 cm)

Ercole Barovier was awarded the gold medal at the Triennale of Milan in 1948 for his Murrino series. Although this series was never put into production, it marked a return to the use of murrines and the fused-glass method.

Provenance: Galerie Plaisance, Paris | Private Collection, Paris | Wright, Important Italian Glass, 8 June 2013, Lot 113 | Private Collection, Chicago

Literature: Art of the Barovier: Glassmakers in Murano 1866-1972, Barovier, pg. 152 illustrates technique


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Ercole Barovier, Murrino vase

Auction ended on Wed, May 23, 2018
Estimate $10,000 - $15,000
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