Thick, heavy vase. Massiccio base. There is a cluster of vertical squared clear massiccio glass cordons that are in the 50s style with a typical Barovier look. Nice play of the clear part that give a lens effect and light refraction over the gold leaf (unfortunately a nightmare for photographing!)
Base reads and other identifications, references: No signature. Rated 3 star.
Evaluation assessment: Based on the difficulty of execution and uniqueness of product.
Measurements: Height 40 cm, 16″; diameter 25 cm circa, about 10″.
Rating: ★★★ (for rating details click here)
Creator: Unknown, attributed to Barovier.
Period: Mid-Century Modern
Place of Origin: Italy, Murano
Date of Manufacture: assessed 1970-1979
Materials and Techniques: Hand opened, black body, cordoni or morise, gold leaf.
Condition: Pristine. No aging signs detected.