Vintage Blown Venetian Art Glass Paperweight Dome Shaped Cobalt Blue & Gold Murano Italy
Description: A beautiful nice size dome shaped blown Venetian art glass paperweight made in Murano Italy. This paperweight is gold and cobalt blue in color with the gold coloring being the most prominent. The cobalt blue coloring is dispersed within the gold bow shaped coloring and having gold specs dispersed with in it. The base of the paperweight is circular in shape and has a reassessed center. The paperweight has a golden paper label attached to the base which indicates it is genuine venetian glass made in Murano Italy. This is truly a beautiful and rather unusual paperweight that is very decorative and would display nicely in your collection of art glass paperweights. Please carefully review the photos presented as they are part and parcel of the description.
Date: Uncertain but most likely mid to third quarter 20th century.
Origin: Purchased at an estate sale in Southeastern Pennsylvania.
Size: The base is ~3" in diameter at the base and the piece is ~2 3/4" in height. The paperweight weighs about 14 ounces.
Marks: Has a golden paper label attached to the bottom says "Hand Made Genuine Venetian Glass Made in Murano Italy" and has Italian inscription suggesting Genuine Venetian Glass. See Last photo for details.
Distinguishing Characteristics - Most Interesting About The Piece: A good size and nice paperweight with an interesting and unusual design. The piece would display very well in your collection of paperweights collection.
Condition: The paperweight is in excellent condition and has no cracks, hairlines, or repairs. The colors of the piece are vivid and beautiful as is the design. The surface of the piece has a few minor scratches but truly nothing of concern. This is an absolutely great paperweight that is beautiful and in great shape. Please see photos for additional condition information.
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