This listing is for an antique circa 1890s, large Italian Murano art glass compote or center bowl with dolphins. It measures 9 5/8 inches or 24.4 cm high, and is 10 3/8 inches or 26.3 cm in diameter across the bowl. It has a low round foot in transparent blue glass with a beautiful clear and gold dolphin form stem. There are three full dolphin figures mounted around a ribbed glass stem, all embedded with aventurine.
The bowl is large and blue with a crimped edge. The bottom has a partially polished pontil. The piece has excellent attention to detail throughout and expert craftsmanship. The condition is as follows; there is a crack in two of the curly cues on the tails and a repair to one fin on the tail.Italian Salviati Murano C1890s Art Glass Compote Center Bowl w/ Dolphins & Gold. Please see the many photographs for more on the look and description as they are an important part of the description. For other fine vintage and antique items, and Add me to your Favorite Sellers. We will do all that we can to help the situation to the best of our ability. Get images that make Supersized seem small. Tailor your auctions with Auctiva's. The item "Italian Salviati Murano C1890s Art Glass Compote Center Bowl with Dolphins & Gold" is in sale since Thursday, May 9, 2019. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Glass\Art Glass\Italian". The seller is "wilcin1" and is located in Saugerties, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.