ALFREDO BARBINI MID-CENTURY MURANO ART GLASS. PINK & GOLD BOWL - CAMER GLASS. Alfredo Barbini was born in 1912 to a prominent glass-making family on the island of Murano, Italy. He began working as a glassblower in 1925 at the age of 13 and was recognized as a master glassblower by 1929, at the age of 17.
He worked for various glass makers until he opened his own firm in 1950, Vetreria Alfredo Barbini (Alfredo Barbini Glassworks). He received many awards during his career, and he died in 2007.The free-form bowl is made of opaque pink glass with a clear glass overlay. It has gold leaf inclusions and a Bullicante (bubble) quilt effect. The pink color on top of the bowl in the photos is close to the actual color. The camera was unable to capture the actual pink color on the bottom of the bowl.
It is a deeper pink hue and more saturated than in the photos. Camer Glass of New York was the distributor for Barbini's work in the US. There are 2 partial Camer labels on the bowl, one on top and one on the bottom (see photos). Measures about 6-1/2" by 5" and is about 2-1/4 high. Is in good condition with no visible chips or cracks.On the right side in the crimped area there are a few stretch marks, from the crimping process, which can be seen on close inspection. There are a few hard-to-see scratches, mainly on the ground bottom, with one on the left top rim.
We describe our items as accurately as possible and provide numerous photos. We insure all our packages. If an item arrives in a damaged condition, you may return it to the U.The item "ALFREDO BARBINI MID-CENTURY MURANO ART GLASS PINK & GOLD BOWL CAMER GLASS" is in sale since Wednesday, February 24, 2021. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Glass\Art Glass\Italian".
The seller is "cafound" and is located in Los Osos, California. This item can be shipped to United States.