ALFREDO BARBINI SIGNED HEAVY CRYSTAL MODERNIST SCULPTURAL BOWL MURANO. Crystal clear thick walled sculptural bowl.SIGNED- etched with Barbini Murano (see bio below). 5 3/4" tall 5 1/2" wide. Edges around opening 7/8 thick. Base is ground on the side for a tilted, balanced effect. Weighs over 3 1/2 pounds. It is in sparkling good pre-owned condition with NO defects.
(USA) see our other listings for more of this pattern. A glass artist born in 1912 on the islands of. In the lagoon of Venice.
Was one of Murano's leading figures of the twentieth century. His parents were members of families which had been prominent in the glassmaking industry on Murano for generations as glassblowers and beadmakers. Barbini began his long career in 1925 at the age of 13, working in the S.
In 1929 he joined Cristalleria di Venezia e Murano as a. Zecchin & Martinuzzi firm and then with Seguso Vetri d'Arte.From 1936 to 1944 he was a partner and master glassblower at Societa Anonima Vetri. Artistici Murano, known as S. Following World War II Barbini worked as master glassblower and designer successively with Archimede Seguso and Napoleone Martinuzzi, then became a.
With financial assistance from the firm of Salviati & C. For whom he produced products, he formed. In 1950 his own glass firm, Vetreria Alfredo Barbini (reorganized in 1983 as Alfredo Barbini Srl).
His firm exhibited his work at the Venice Biennales from. Among numerous other honors, Barbini was awarded the "Osella d'Oro" by Venice's Associazione degli Industriale and the honorary title "Commendatore". And was named "1989 Venetian of the Year" by the Settimare Association. Gable, Murano Magic: Complete Guide to Venetian Glass, its History and Artists (Schiffer, 2004), pp. Be sure to add me to your favorites list.
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The photographs do not represent true size. The item "ALFREDO BARBINI SIGNED HEAVY CRYSTAL MODERNIST SCULPTURAL BOWL MURANO" is in sale since Tuesday, September 15, 2015. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Glass\Art Glass\Italian". The seller is "kimamay" and is located in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts.
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