Vintage Murano Pezzato Opalino Verde Art Glass Ashtray by Barovier & Toso 1950s
Item e6604

A heavy Murano art glass ashtray designed by Ercole Barovier and manufactured by Barovier & Toso, Italy circa 1950s. Manufactures araund 1956 in "Pezzato opalino verde" technique. Heavy hot moulded glass internally decorated with opaline and light green glass plates (tessare) in chessboard pattern. Good condition with slight traces of use. The pezzati series was created in various colors and shapes and was one of the most successful series of Barovier in the 1950s.

Measures:
Height: 2.36" (6 cm)
Diameter: 6.1" (15.5 cm)

Literature Reference:
Marina Barovier, Art of the Barovier Glassmakers in Murano 1866-1972, Verona 1993, page 171
Marino Barovier, Venetian Art Glass 1840-1970 An American Collection, Stuttgart 2004, page 155
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