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1980s Murano Glass Elephant with Metal Decoration
Located in Marbella, ES
1980s Murano Glass Elephant with Metal Decoration.
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Late 20th Century Italian Glass

Materials

Art Glass

1980s Murano Glass Shell in Purple and Yellow
Located in Marbella, ES
1980s Murano glass shell in purple and yellow.
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Late 20th Century Italian Glass

Materials

Murano Glass

1980s Murano Glass Sculpture for Table in Shades of Blue
Located in Marbella, ES
1980s Murano glass sculpture for table in shades of blue.  
Category

Late 20th Century Italian Glass

Materials

Glass, Art Glass

1980s Murano Glass Wall Sconce with Gilted Metal Stand
Located in Marbella, ES
1980s Murano glass wall sconce with Gilted metal stand.
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Late 20th Century Italian Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Metal

1980s Murano Glass Wall Sconce with Gilted Metal Stand
Located in Marbella, ES
1980s Murano glass wall sconce with gilted metal stand.
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Late 20th Century Italian Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Metal

1980s Murano Glass Large Modernist Sculpture
By Murano Glass Sommerso
Located in New York, NY
Stunning 1980s modernist Murano glass large sculpture, in vintage original condition with minor
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Vintage 1980s Italian Mid-Century Modern Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Murano Glass

1980's Murano glass table lamp
By Archimede Seguso
Located in Bois-Colombes, FR
Nice pair of cubes Murano glass lamps Dimensions given without shade Shade not included
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Vintage 1980s Italian Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

  • 1980's Murano glass table lamp
  • 1980's Murano glass table lamp
  • 1980's Murano glass table lamp
  • 1980's Murano glass table lamp
H 21.66 in W 7.88 in D 7.88 in
Pair of 1980's Murano Glass Sconces
By Archimede Seguso
Located in Bois-Colombes, FR
Pair of 1980's hand made Murano glass sonces Made with black glass Possibility of 3 other pairs
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Vintage 1980s Italian Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Murano Glass

  • Pair of 1980's Murano Glass Sconces
  • Pair of 1980's Murano Glass Sconces
  • Pair of 1980's Murano Glass Sconces
  • Pair of 1980's Murano Glass Sconces
H 11.42 in W 11.42 in D 5.12 in
1980's Murano Glass Sculpture by Vetro Artistico
By Vetro Artistico 1
Located in New York, NY
1980's Decorative Murano glass sculpture. Signed Vetro Artistico.
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Vintage 1980s Italian Modern Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Murano Glass

Pair of Large 1980's Murano glass Lamps
Located in New York, NY
Pair of large Murano glass lamps in a soft Amber color, that are mounted on thick lucite bases
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Vintage 1980s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Murano Glass, Lucite

1980s Murano Glass Table Lamps by Veronese
By Veronese
Located in Bois-Colombes, FR
Table lamps in Murano glass with gold inclusion, on polished brass base. Circa 1980's Italy
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Late 20th Century French Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

  • 1980s Murano Glass Table Lamps by Veronese
  • 1980s Murano Glass Table Lamps by Veronese
  • 1980s Murano Glass Table Lamps by Veronese
  • 1980s Murano Glass Table Lamps by Veronese
H 14.18 in W 7.09 in D 8.67 in
1980's Murano Glass and Brass Sconces by Fabbian.
By F. Fabbian
Located in New York, NY
Set of Three Striped Murano Glass and Brass sconces by Fabbian. The sconces have been Newly rewired
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Vintage 1980s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Brass

Pair of shell shaped 1980s Murano glass wall lights
By Vintage Murano Gallery
Located in Palermo, PA
Pair of Murano glass wall lights, shaped into delicate shell-like forms that exude grace and
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Metal

Large Pair of 1980s Murano Glass Itre Wall Lights
By ITRE
Located in New York, NY
A pair of hand blown sky blue Murano Glass sconces with black enamel frames. Newly rewired.
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Vintage 1980s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Enamel

1980s Murano Glass Italian Design Set of Three Table Lamps
Located in Brescia, IT
White frosted glass Perfect working order Perfect condition Measures: H 41 / 26 cm.
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Vintage 1980s Italian Modern Table Lamps

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Milk Glass

Large Italian Modern 1980s Murano Glass Globe & Aged Brass Sputnik Chandelier
Located in London, GB
An amazing and quite spectacular space-age & futuristic 1980s Italian Murano glass globe & aged
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Mid-20th Century Italian Space Age Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Brass

1980s Murano glass one-light ceiling lamp with clear and black glass edge.
Located in Caprino Veronese, VR
Rare 1980s white Murano glass ceiling/wall one-light lamp. Very charming its thick clear glass edge
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Vintage 1980s Italian Modern Flush Mount

Materials

Metal

Pair of Murano glass lamps
By Gino Cenedese
Located in Bois-Colombes, FR
1980's Murano glass lamps in the style of Archimède Seguso nice amber color Dimensions given
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Vintage 1980s Italian Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

  • Pair of Murano glass lamps
  • Pair of Murano glass lamps
  • Pair of Murano glass lamps
  • Pair of Murano glass lamps
H 21.66 in W 7.88 in D 7.88 in
Shell Murano Glass Chandelier, 1980
By Vintage Murano Gallery
Located in Palermo, PA
Timeless 1980s Murano Glass Chandelier. Its gold coated structure gracefully supports five arms
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Metal

A Murano glass side table attributed to Seguso.
By Seguso
Located in Brussel, BE
1980's murano glass side-table attributed to Seguso. Original label explaining that it is hand
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Vintage 1980s Italian Modern Side Tables

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Chrome

Tall Mid Century Multi Color Murano Glass Fish
Located in Troy, MI
Circa 1980s Murano glass fish is over 14” tall. Glass is streaked with amber and blue tones and has
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Animal Sculptures

Materials

Murano Glass

Sommerso green vase by seguros, murano glass, italy, 1980
By Seguso
Located in BARCELONA, ES
Superb green Sommerso vase designed and produced by Seguso in Italy in the 1980s. Murano glass vase
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Vintage 1980s Italian Hollywood Regency Vases

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Crystal

Set of 3 Murano Ducks
Located in Las Angeles, CA
eyes / Made in Italy, circa 1980s "Murano Glass" etched at the base Measures from left to right
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Late 20th Century Italian Modern Animal Sculptures

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Murano Glass

  • Set of 3 Murano Ducks
  • Set of 3 Murano Ducks
  • Set of 3 Murano Ducks
  • Set of 3 Murano Ducks
H 7 in W 4.5 in D 2.5 in
Lino Tagliapietra Pendant Lamp Made by Efferte Magia, 1980 Italy
By Lino Tagliapietra
Located in Oostrum-Venray, NL
. The shape is known as Magia and was produced in the 1980s. Murano glass white hanging lamp with a
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

  • Lino Tagliapietra Pendant Lamp Made by Efferte Magia, 1980 Italy
  • Lino Tagliapietra Pendant Lamp Made by Efferte Magia, 1980 Italy
  • Lino Tagliapietra Pendant Lamp Made by Efferte Magia, 1980 Italy
  • Lino Tagliapietra Pendant Lamp Made by Efferte Magia, 1980 Italy
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H 11.82 in W 18.51 in D 18.51 in
Blue Chalice with Murano Glass and 24-Carat Gold, 1980s, Italy
By Vintage Murano Gallery
Located in Villaverla, IT
Italian blue chalice with Murano glass and 24-carat gold, 1980s. This elegant Venetian chalice was
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Vintage 1980s Italian Modern Glass

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Gold

Liqueur Set Stemware and Decanter Mid-Century Modern, Murano Italy 1980s
By Murano Glass Sommerso
Located in Nuernberg, DE
Set of six beautiful glasses and a decanter. Very good vintage condition, consistent with age and
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Vintage 1980s Italian Mid-Century Modern Barware

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Blown Glass

Good Size and Exceptional Design Italian Murano Glass Art Table Lamp, 1980s
By Lavorazione Arte Murano
Located in Lisse, NL
work of beauty from the 1980s could be flying your way soon. All handcrafted of thick transparent glass
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Late 20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Glass

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Brass

Clear Murano Glass Bottle with 24-Carat Handcrafted Decorated Gold 1980s, Venice
By Vintage Murano Gallery
Located in Villaverla, IT
Clear Murano glass bottle with 24-Carat handcrafted decorated gold 1980s Venice This artistical
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Vintage 1980s Italian Mid-Century Modern Barware

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Gold

1980's Sommerso Murano Glass Bird Swan Statue Catchall Sculpture
By Murano Glass Sommerso
Located in Nuernberg, DE
A Murano glass sculpture depicting a swan in clear and green. A nice addition to any room. Made in
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20th Century Italian Modern Animal Sculptures

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Art Glass

1980s Handcrafted Double Old-Fashioned Cobalt Blue Thick Art Glass set of 6
By Murano Glass Sommerso
Located in North Hollywood, CA
any setting, whether showcased alongside your Murano Art Glass collection or adding a vibrant touch to
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Late 20th Century Italian Post-Modern Barware

Materials

Art Glass, Blown Glass, Murano Glass

Murano Glass 1980s Centerpiece by Il Vetro Dei Dogi
By Vintage Murano Gallery
Located in Palermo, PA
Murano glass centerpiece from “il vetro dei dogi”. Transparent glass with gold and silver decor
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Centerpieces

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Murano Glass

Rainbow colors Murano Artist Signed Art Glass Decanter circa 1980’s
Located in Ann Arbor, MI
Rainbow colors Murano Artist Signed Art Glass Decanter circa 1980’s
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Vintage 1980s Italian Mid-Century Modern Barware

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Art Glass

Formia Murano Incalmo Glass Vase
By Formia Murano
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A large vase utilizing a difficult technique.
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Vintage 1980s Italian Glass

Materials

Art Glass

Carnival Collection Murano Glass Vase by Archimede Seguso for Seguso, 1980's
By Archimede Seguso
Located in Vicenza, VI
can therefore be dated to around the end of the 1980s. The vase is in blown Murano glass, to
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Vintage 1980s Italian Modern Glass

Materials

Murano Glass

Large Murano Glass Tray Platter
By Vintage Murano Gallery
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Murano glass tray platter in soft violet coloration, Italy, 1980s.
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Vintage 1980s Italian Modern Platters and Serveware

Materials

Murano Glass

  • Large Murano Glass Tray Platter
  • Large Murano Glass Tray Platter
  • Large Murano Glass Tray Platter
  • Large Murano Glass Tray Platter
H 1.63 in Dm 21.25 in
Large Handcrafted Murano Glass Goblet, Italy, 1980s
Located in Palermo, IT
Large handcrafted Murano glass goblet, Italy, 1980s. Belonged to my grandparents, purchased and
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Vintage 1980s Italian Glass

Materials

Murano Glass

Italian Amber-Color Murano Glass Amphora, 1980s, Venice
By Toso Vetri D'arte
Located in Villaverla, IT
Italian amber-color Murano glass amphora, 1980s, Venice. This amazing creation clearly owes to the
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Vintage 1980s Italian Modern Pitchers

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Glass, Art Glass, Blown Glass, Cut Glass, Murano Glass

Italian Venetian Multicolor Murano Glass Goblet with Morise 1980s Handcrafted
Located in Villaverla, IT
Italian Venetian Multicolor Murano glass goblet with Morise 1980s Handcrafted. This unique
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Vintage 1980s Italian Modern Glass

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Glass, Art Glass, Blown Glass, Cut Glass, Murano Glass

Pair Formia Murano Glass Signed Vibrant Striped Fish Sculptures
By Formia Murano
Located in Ann Arbor, MI
Pair Formia Murano glass signed Vibrant striped fish sculptures To brighten up any interior. These
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Vintage 1980s Italian Mid-Century Modern Glass

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Blown Glass

Murano Glass Cake Stand by La Murrina - Italy 1980s
By La Murrina
Located in Roma, IT
Murano glass cake stand with swan-shaped stem, Italy 1980s. Designed by La Murrina. 22.5 x 15 cm
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Vintage 1980s Italian Centerpieces

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Murano Glass

Impressive Vintage Murano Glass Mazzega Chandelier, c. 1980's
By Mazzega
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Massive vintage Italian chandelier by Mazzega. Each glass leaf of this piece is handmade in Murano
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Vintage 1980s Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Chrome

Gorgeous Murano Italian Art Glass Giant Octopus Paperweight, Italy, 1980s
By Murano Glass Sommerso
Located in Nuernberg, DE
Beautiful Murano hand blown aquarium Italian art glass paper weight. Showing a giant octopuses, in
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Vintage 1980s Italian Mid-Century Modern Paperweights

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Murano Glass

1980's Handmade Murano Glass Tray in Shades of Yellow
Located in Marbella, ES
1980's Handmade Murano glass tray in shades of yellow.
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Late 20th Century Italian Crystal Serveware

Materials

Glass, Art Glass

stunning Large Murano Sommerso Glass Flush Mount Ceiling Light, 1980s
By Murano Glass Sommerso
Located in Nuernberg, DE
Beautiful flush mount with a heavy textured Murano glass on a black lacquered metal fixture. The
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Vintage 1980s Italian Mid-Century Modern Flush Mount

Materials

Metal

Large Vintage Murano Glass Centerpiece Bowl or Vide-Poche by Zanetti, Italy
By Zanetti Murano
Located in Bresso, Lombardy
Made in Italy, 1980s This catchall is made in Murano glass, and is signed by the glass-blower on
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Vintage 1950s Italian Post-Modern Ashtrays

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Murano Glass

"Mercurio" by Ottavio Missoni 1980s Italian Design Murano Glass Plate
By Ottavio Missoni
Located in Brescia, IT
"Mercurio" by Ottavio Missoni Arte Vetro Murano, 1980s Perfect condition.  
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Vintage 1980s Italian Mid-Century Modern Glass

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Murano Glass

Murano Glass Centrepiece, La Murrina, Italy, 1980s
By La Murrina
Located in Palermo, IT
Murano glass centrepiece, La Murrina, Italy, 1980s Beautiful expression of the Venetian glass
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Vintage 1980s Italian Centerpieces

Materials

Murano Glass

Set of 6 Italian Murano glass tumblers 1980s
Located in Paris, IDF
This is a beautiful set of six colorful Murano glass tumblers made in Italy in the 1980s. These are
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Vintage 1980s Italian Mid-Century Modern Glass

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Murano Glass

Set of 6 Italian Murano glass tumblers 1980s
Located in Paris, IDF
This is a beautiful set of six black and white Murano glass tumblers made in Italy in the 1980s
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Vintage 1980s Italian Mid-Century Modern Glass

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Murano Glass

Red and Black Marble Style Glass Murano Vase, Modern, 1980s
By Murano Glass Sommerso
Located in Nuernberg, DE
Beautiful Murano hand blown red and black Italian art glass handkerchief vase. Measures: 9 3/4
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Vintage 1980s Italian Modern Vases

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Murano Glass

Murano Glass centerpiece, Italy, 1980s
Located in Palermo, IT
Murano glass centerpiece, Italy, 1980s. Purchased in Murano by family friends on the occasion of
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Vintage 1980s Italian Centerpieces

Materials

Glass

  • Murano Glass centerpiece, Italy, 1980s
  • Murano Glass centerpiece, Italy, 1980s
  • Murano Glass centerpiece, Italy, 1980s
  • Murano Glass centerpiece, Italy, 1980s
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H 7.09 in W 15.75 in D 15.75 in
Pair of Transparent Murano Glass Flutes with Colored Details, Italy, 1980s
Located in Bresso, Lombardy
Made in Italy, 1980s. These flutes are made in very thin Murano glass. They can also be use as
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Vintage 1980s Italian Post-Modern Glass

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Murano Glass

Murano Vintage Sign Formia Black, Red, Blue, Pink, Green Glass Sculpture Italian
By Formia Murano
Located in North Miami, FL
This fabulous vintage wave hand blown glass sculpture by Formia Murano was done in the 80s is like
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Vintage 1980s Italian Modern Glass

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Blown Glass

White & Clear Swirl Art Glass Murano Large Handkerchief Bowl, Modern, 1980s
By Murano Glass Sommerso
Located in Nuernberg, DE
Beautiful Murano hand blown Italian art glass handkerchief bowl with some small air bubbles in the
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Vintage 1980s Italian Modern Vases

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Murano Glass

Blue Vintage Murano Glass Centerpiece by Alberto Donà, 1980s Italy
By Alberto Donà
Located in Villaverla, IT
Blue vintage Murano glass centerpiece by Alberto Donà, 1980s Italy. This superb Venetian
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Vintage 1980s Italian Modern Centerpieces

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Glass, Art Glass, Blown Glass, Cut Glass, Murano Glass

Variations of Brown Art Glass Murano Large Handkerchief Bowl, Modern, 1980s
By Murano Glass Sommerso
Located in Nuernberg, DE
Beautiful Murano hand blown Italian art glass handkerchief bowl with some small air bubbles in the
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Vintage 1980s Italian Modern Vases

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Murano Glass

Centerpiece in Frosted Blown Murano Glass by Seguso, 1980s, Italy
By Seguso Vetri d'Arte
Located in Villaverla, IT
Centerpiece in Frosted blown Murano glass by Seguso 1980s Italy This extraordinary Murano glass
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Vintage 1980s Italian Mid-Century Modern Centerpieces

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Bronze

Monumental Flush Mount Antiqued Murano Glass White and Green Color, 1980s
By Murano Glass Sommerso
Located in Nuernberg, DE
A hand blown Italian flush mount chandelier in antiqued glass, white with green inclusions, mounted
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Vintage 1980s Italian Modern Flush Mount

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Metal

Beautiful Lot of five Murano Italian Art Glass Vegetable Fruit, Italy, 1980s
By Murano Glass Sommerso
Located in Nuernberg, DE
Beautiful Murano hand blown Italian art glass pieces. In the shape of fruits and vegetables. Colors
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Vintage 1980s Italian Mid-Century Modern Paperweights

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Murano Glass

La Murrina Handmade Murano Glass Centrepiece, Italy, 1980s
By La Murrina
Located in Palermo, IT
La Murrina Murano glass centrepiece, Italy, 1980s Handmade, has the trademark. Purchased by my
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Vintage 1980s Italian Centerpieces

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Murano Glass

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1980s Murano Glass For Sale on 1stDibs

With a vast inventory of beautiful furniture at 1stDibs, we’ve got just the piece of 1980s murano glass you’re looking for. Was constructed with extraordinary care, often using glass, murano glass and metal. There are 2103 variations of the antique or vintage item from our selection of 1980s murano glass you’re looking for, while we also have 3 modern editions of this piece to choose from as well. Your living room may not be complete without a choice in our collection of 1980s murano glass — find older editions for sale from the 18th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 21st Century. When you’re browsing for the right object in our assortment of 1980s murano glass, those designed in Mid-Century Modern, Modern and Art Deco styles are of considerable interest. Murano, Venini and Alberto Donà each produced at least one beautiful option in this array of 1980s murano glass that is worth considering.

How Much is a 1980s Murano Glass?

Prices for a piece of 1980s murano glass start at $120 and top out at $61,412 with the average selling for $3,184.
Questions About 1980s Murano Glass
  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 1, 2024
    Bold, head-turning looks were in fashion during the 1980s. It was the decade of bright electric neon colors as well as suits, jackets, tops and dresses with shoulder pads. The aerobics and fitness craze of the ’80s spilled over into fashion, with people sporting leg warmers, headbands and leggings as everyday apparel. Punk culture also influenced style, with leather jackets, fishnet stockings and chunky metal jewelry being favored by some. Denim looks of the time were often baggy and flaunted acid washes. On 1stDibs, shop a variety of vintage apparel and accessories from the 1980s.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMarch 31, 2023
    Murano glass is colorful art glass primarily produced on Murano, an island in Venice, Italy. Artisans produce a variety of Murano glass decorative objects, including vases, lamps, candle holders, figurines, bowls and wine glasses. Shop a selection of Murano glass pieces on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Murano glass, from the Venetian island of Murano, is world-renowned for excellent craftsmanship and a wide variety of colors and decorations. The glassmakers of Murano use methods honed over centuries to create rich colors and designs by mixing different minerals during the process. Many examples contain gold and silver flecks inside the glass. You’ll find a collection of authentic Murano glass from some of the world’s top sellers on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Yes, Murano glass can break. Generally considered very durable, Murano glass is still made of glass and it is susceptible to breaks if it’s improperly handled or dropped. Known as some of the best glass produced in the world, unfortunately it can still break. On 1stDibs, find a collection of authentic Murano glass pieces from some of the world’s top sellers.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Authentic Murano glass often, but not always, includes labels with the name of the workshop, the signature of the glass master and a certificate of authenticity. To best determine if a Murano glass is authentic, look up the location of the factory found on the label. All authentic Murano glass is produced in Venice or Murano. Always purchase Murano glass from a reputable seller to ensure authenticity. Browse a selection of authentic Murano glass pieces on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Murano glass is identifiable by its richly layered colors and characteristic gold or silver flecks inside the glass. Authentic Murano glass often has small imperfections and an irregular shape due to the freeform creation process. Find a collection of authentic Murano glass from some of the world’s top sellers on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Although Murano glass is usually brightly colored, there are a few varieties of clear Murano glass. Cristallo glass, which is achieved by a process of bleaching, is a type of clear Murano glass. Shop a range of antique and vintage Murano glass pieces on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Murano Aventurine is glass that has been decorated with a surface effect which resembles shimmering specks found in quartz. This technique was pioneered by Murano in the 17th century. On 1stDibs, find Murano glass products from top sellers around the world.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMarch 31, 2023
    It is called Murano glass because of its place of origin. During the 13th century, artisans on the island of Murano in Venice, Italy, became famous for producing colorful glassware. Find a range of Murano glass from some of the world's top sellers on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMay 5, 2023
    Yes, Murano is blown glass. Artisans on Murano, an island in Venice, Italy, produce the colorful glassware through a unique process. Murano glass is identifiable by its richly layered colors and characteristic gold or silver flecks inside the glass. Authentic Murano glass often has small imperfections and an irregular shape due to the freeform creation process. One of the earliest Venetian glass furnaces is believed to have been established as far back as the 8th century (the filigrana technique is as old as the 16th century). On 1stDibs, shop a collection of Murano glassware from some of the world’s top sellers.
  • 1stDibs ExpertJune 15, 2023
    Whether Murano glass is valuable depends on a variety of factors, including the type of piece and its condition. Artisans on Murano, an island in Venice, Italy, produce the colorful glassware through a unique process. Murano glass is identifiable by its richly layered colors and characteristic gold or silver flecks inside the glass. Authentic Murano glass often has small imperfections and an irregular shape due to the freeform creation process. One of the earliest Venetian glass furnaces is believed to have been established as far back as the 8th century (the filigrana technique is as old as the 16th century). A certified appraiser can help you determine the value and authenticity of a particular piece. On 1stDibs, shop a selection of Murano glassware.
  • 1stDibs ExpertSeptember 28, 2021
    There is no real difference between Venetian glass and Murano glass. While both Venetian glass and Murano glass come from Murano Island, Venice is a more popular location than Murano, hence it is called widely as Venetian glass. You can use both search terms to find the best piece for you on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertOctober 12, 2021
    How much Murano glass is worth depends on the size as well as on other factors. New Murano glass necklaces may cost up to $35 depending on the number of beads — a vintage Murano glass necklace may garner considerably more money — whereas a vase made of Murano glass can cost a few thousand dollars. Antique Murano art glass can fetch thousands of dollars at auction depending on the brand, the history of the piece, the technique used to design the piece and more. Find a collection of antique and vintage Murano glass jewelry and decorative objects on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMarch 3, 2023
    To tell if a Murano glass fruit is real, look for the signature of the artist or factory on the piece. Authentic Murano glass often, but not always, includes labels with the name of the workshop, the signature of the glass master and a certificate of authenticity. Use trusted online resources to determine if the maker's location is or was in Murano, in northeastern Italy. Seeing the word "Murano" on a glass decorative object doesn't mean that it is authentic. In fact, most genuine pieces won't show the word "Murano." Murano glass is identifiable by its richly layered colors and characteristic gold or silver flecks inside the glass. Authentic Murano glass often has small imperfections and an irregular shape due to the freeform creation process. If you need assistance authenticating a piece, seek the help of a licensed appraiser. Shop a selection of Murano glass decorative objects on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    All Murano glass pieces are either hand-blown or mouth-blown in Murano, Italy. This will cause small imperfections like air bubbles or a Pontil mark. In addition, the glass master will leave his signature on the piece indicating its authenticity. It’s important to purchase from a vetted seller or vendor to ensure authenticity. Shop authentic Murano glass pieces from 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Yes, Murano glass does indeed have a pontil mark. Murano glass is individually blown in Venice, Italy, and the mark at the bottom is made by the rod used by the artisan when they shape the piece. Shop a collection of Murano glass pieces from some of the world’s top sellers on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    To identify genuine Murano glass, first check for the certificate of authenticity. Sometimes, but not always, there will be a label with the workshop and the signature of the maker on the piece. Shop a collection of authentic Murano glass pieces from some of the world’s top sellers on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Murano glass is highly-coveted due to the glassblowing processes used to create each piece. Murano glass is known for its vivid color, handcrafted in Murano and Venice and a favorite among collectors and home interior decor enthusiasts. Browse a wide array of Murano glass from some of the world’s top sellers on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMay 5, 2023
    To tell if a glass rooster is Murano, you can look for markings and other details to try and determine the maker, but the best way to determine authenticity is to enlist the help of an antiques dealer or Murano glass expert. Otherwise, look for the signature of the artist or factory on the piece. Authentic Murano glass will often, but not always, include labels with the name of the workshop, the signature of the glass master and a certificate of authenticity. Use trusted online resources to determine if the maker's location is or was in Murano, in northeastern Italy. Seeing the word "Murano" on a glass decorative object doesn't mean that it is authentic. In fact, most genuine pieces won't show the word "Murano." Murano glass is identifiable by its richly layered colors and characteristic gold or silver flecks inside the glass. Authentic Murano glass often has small imperfections and an irregular shape due to the freeform creation process. Shop a collection of Murano glass pieces on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMay 5, 2023
    To tell if a bird sculpture is made of Murano glass, professionals recommend having an antiques dealer or Murano glass expert examine it. Otherwise, look for the signature of the artist or factory on the piece. Authentic Murano glass will often, but not always, include labels with the name of the workshop, the signature of the glass master and a certificate of authenticity. Use trusted online resources to determine if the maker's location is or was in Murano, in northeastern Italy. Seeing the word "Murano" on a glass decorative object doesn't mean that it is authentic. In fact, most genuine pieces won't show the word "Murano." Murano glass is identifiable by its richly layered colors and characteristic gold or silver flecks inside the glass. Authentic Murano glass often has small imperfections and an irregular shape due to the freeform creation process. Find a collection of Murano glass decorative objects on 1stDibs.