Offered for Your consideration: An elegant example of Murano Glass Art,designed and shaped by Murano ;Master glass artists Fratelli / Toso, This rendering is referred to as a "Butterfly" bowl. This heavily cased beauty, has a creamy white ground with infused cranberry, All melding,fading into a light pinkish tone .Then cased again in a layer of clear. Then, as a final touch,a thin line of solid gold is introduced into the still molten mix and "dragged" with a special tool and spiraling down, into the bottom of the bowl. Then cased again with clear. All in all, this bowl is a beautiful piece of Art Glass It measures, 11 x 11 inches on the diagonals, stands 2.75+ Inches high, and weighs in at,a hefty 3 pounds. Outside of the,to be expected shelf wear to the polished base,the remainder is in As New condition. NOTE: There is a small polished "dent in the base, this is NOT a chip.. For those not familiar with glass blowing...When the Artist has finished the piece he breaks off the attached, Pontil Rod.He has little control of where it breaks off..High or lower into the body of the bowl.. If lower,as in this case he has a choice ..Grind and polish till Doomsday or leave a nicely polished "dent" Also note : Any white spots ,or Any anomaly,. on Any, of my items pics are Light Reflections Not Damage
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