Offered for your consideration is a fabulous pair of Murano Art Glass Oriental Sculptures by renowned Artist Elio Raffaeli. These gorgeous opalescent glass figures are hand signed engraved on the bottom. The standing figure is 11 inches tall and 3 ½ inches in diameter at the base. The kneeling figure is 8 ½ inches tall and 5 ½ inches from front to back. They are both in excellent condition. These beautiful Murano Art Glass figurines are a wonderful example of the work of a master. Some addition information on the master Artist is below.
Elio Raffaeli was born in 1936 in Venice to a family from Murano. At 15 he studied glass blowing on the Island of Murano and was hired by Seguso-Dalla Venezia glass factory where he met his first master Piero Scaramal. In 1966 he moved on to a newly formed factory, Briati and went to work for Livio Seguso.
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