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Pair of Murano Glass Mid-Century Modern Chain Link Chandeliers
By Seguso, Mazzega, Venini, Barovier, Vistosi
Located in Houston, TX
Pair of Murano glass Mid-Century Modern chain link chandeliers. Stunning rare pair of Italian Mid
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Chrome

Murano Venetian Glass Designer Bowl
Located in Nottingham, GB
Murano Venetian Glass Designer Bowl Good condition Free international shipping.
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20th Century Glass

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Glass

Murano Venetian Glass Designer Bowl
Murano Venetian Glass Designer Bowl
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H 8.27 in W 8.27 in D 1.97 in
Murano Venetian Glass Designer Bowl
Located in Nottingham, GB
Murano Venetian Glass Designer Bowl Good condition Free international shipping.
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20th Century Glass

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Glass

Murano Venetian Glass Designer Bowl
Murano Venetian Glass Designer Bowl
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H 5.52 in W 5.52 in D 4.34 in
Murano Venetian Glass Designer Pendant
Located in Nottingham, GB
In good condition From a private collection Free international shipping Murano Venetian Glass
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20th Century Glass

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Glass

Murano Venetian Glass Designer Pendant
Murano Venetian Glass Designer Pendant
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H 0.2 in W 1.19 in D 1.19 in
Murano Venetian Glass Designer Pendant
Located in Nottingham, GB
In good condition From a private collection Free international shipping Murano Venetian Glass
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20th Century Glass

Materials

Glass

Murano Venetian Glass Designer Pendant
Murano Venetian Glass Designer Pendant
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H 1.78 in W 1.78 in D 0.4 in
Murano Venetian Glass Designer Pendant
Located in Nottingham, GB
In good condition From a private collection Free international shipping Murano Venetian Glass
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20th Century Glass

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Glass

Murano Venetian Glass Designer Pendant
Murano Venetian Glass Designer Pendant
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H 0.2 in W 1.19 in D 1.19 in
Murano Venetian Glass Designer Pendant
Located in Nottingham, GB
In good condition From a private collection Free international shipping Murano Venetian Glass
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20th Century Glass

Materials

Glass

Murano Venetian Glass Designer Pendant
Murano Venetian Glass Designer Pendant
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H 0.4 in W 1.97 in D 2.17 in
Murano Venetian Glass Designer Pendant
Located in Nottingham, GB
In good condition From a private collection Free international shipping Murano Venetian Glass
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20th Century Glass

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Glass

Murano Venetian Glass Designer Pendant
Murano Venetian Glass Designer Pendant
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H 0.4 in W 1.38 in D 1.78 in
Murano Venetian Glass Designer Pendant
Located in Nottingham, GB
In good condition From a private collection Free international shipping Murano Venetian Glass
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20th Century Glass

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Glass

Murano Venetian Glass Designer Pendant
Murano Venetian Glass Designer Pendant
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H 0.4 in W 0.4 in D 1.97 in
Murano Venetian Glass Designer Bracelet
Located in Nottingham, GB
In good condition From a private collection Free international shipping Murano Venetian Glass
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20th Century Glass

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Glass

Murano Venetian Glass Designer Bracelet
Murano Venetian Glass Designer Bracelet
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H 2.76 in W 2.76 in D 1.19 in
Murano Venetian Glass Designer Bowl Centrepiece
Located in Nottingham, GB
Murano Venetian Glass Designer Bowl Centrepiece Good condition Free international shipping.
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20th Century Glass

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Glass

Murano Venetian Glass Designer Bowl Centrepiece
Murano Venetian Glass Designer Bowl Centrepiece
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H 9.85 in W 6.7 in D 6.7 in
20th century Venitian Murano Glass Bowl, 1950s
By Vivarini Murano
Located in LEGNY, FR
Murano blown glass bowl with 1950s pattern with white and red twists on translucent glass. Twisted
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Vintage 1950s Italian Serving Bowls

Materials

Murano Glass

Murano Venetian Glass Designer Sculpture Sweets Bomboniere
Located in Nottingham, GB
Murano Venetian Glass Designer Sculpture Sweets Bomboniere Good condition Free international
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20th Century Glass

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Glass

Murano Venetian Glass Designer Sculpture Sweets Bomboniere
Murano Venetian Glass Designer Sculpture Sweets Bomboniere
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H 2.96 in W 1.38 in D 1.19 in
Murano Venetian Glass Designer Sculpture Sweets Bomboniere
Located in Nottingham, GB
Murano Venetian Glass Designer Sculpture Sweets Bomboniere Good condition Free international
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20th Century Glass

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Glass

Murano Venetian Glass Designer Sculpture Sweets Bomboniere
Murano Venetian Glass Designer Sculpture Sweets Bomboniere
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H 2.96 in W 1.38 in D 1.19 in
Murano Venetian Glass Designer Sculpture Sweets Bomboniere
Located in Nottingham, GB
Murano Venetian Glass Designer Sculpture Sweets Bomboniere Good condition Free international
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20th Century Glass

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Glass

Murano Venetian Glass Designer Sculpture Sweets Bomboniere
Murano Venetian Glass Designer Sculpture Sweets Bomboniere
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H 2.96 in W 1.38 in D 1.19 in
Murano Venetian Glass Opalescent Designer Sommerso Bowl
Located in Nottingham, GB
Murano Venetian Glass Opalescent Designer Sommerso Bowl Good condition Free international shipping.
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20th Century Glass

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Glass

Murano Venetian Glass Opalescent Designer Sommerso Bowl
Murano Venetian Glass Opalescent Designer Sommerso Bowl
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H 5.12 in W 5.12 in D 3.15 in
Set of 3 Murano Sommerso Teardrop Art Glass Sculptures - Flavio Poli
By Flavio Poli, Murano Glass Sommerso
Located in Casteren, Noord-Brabant
A beautiful set of 3 Murano art glass teardrop sculptures, attributed to Sommerso, by Italian
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Glass

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Art Glass

1970s Modernist Transparent Murano Glass Ashtray by Formia
By Formia Murano
Located in Aci Castello, IT
An extremely rare Murano glass ashtray designed and manufactured by Formia, it's a block of
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Mid-20th Century Italian Modern Ashtrays

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Murano Glass

Italian Mid-Century Murano Venetian Blown Glass Designer Bowl Ashtray
Located in Nottingham, GB
Italian Mid-Century Murano Venetian Blown Glass Designer Bowl Ashtray Good condition From a
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20th Century Glass

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Blown Glass

Italian Murano Venetian Mid-Century Cranberry Sommerso Glass Designer Vase
Located in Nottingham, GB
Italian Murano Venetian Mid-Century Cranberry Glass Designer Vase Very good condition From a
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20th Century Glass

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Blown Glass

21st Century Alessandro Mendini Stella Tray Murano Glass Teal Blue
By Alessandro Mendini, Purho Murano
Located in Brembate di Sopra (BG), IT
21st century Alessandro Mendini Stella tray Murano glass Teal Blue color. Designed in 2014, the
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Centerpieces

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Murano Glass

Barbini Murano Purple Amethyst Gold Flecks Handle Italian Art Glass Pitcher Vase
By Alfredo Barbini, Weil Ceramics and Glass
Located in Kissimmee, FL
Beautiful vintage Murano hand blown amethyst purple and gold flecks Italian art glass pitcher shape
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Pitchers

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Gold Leaf

Barbini Murano Aqua Blue Gold Fleck Handle Italian Art Glass Pitcher Flower Vase
By Alfredo Barbini, Weil Ceramics and Glass
Located in Kissimmee, FL
Beautiful vintage Murano hand blown aqua blue and gold flecks Italian art glass pitcher shape
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Pitchers

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Gold Leaf

Chelsea Boy by Michael Young — Murano Blown Glass Cocktail Glasses Set
By Michael Young
Located in London, GB
designer who left us all too soon, Michael Young designed a gin and tonic glass as a nod to his good
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Glass

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Blown Glass, Glass, Murano Glass

Set of Glasses and Carafe in Murano Glass by Seguso Vetri d'Arte
By Flavio Poli, Seguso Vetri d'Arte
Located in Milan, Italy
of Murano glass. At the height of his artistic maturity, in the years between 1950 and 1960 he
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Vintage 1940s Italian Modern Glass

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Murano Glass

Set of Glasses and Bottle in Murano Glass by Seguso Vetri d'Arte
By Seguso Vetri d'Arte, Flavio Poli
Located in Milan, Italy
of Murano glass. At the height of his artistic maturity, in the years between 1950 and 1960 he
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Vintage 1940s Italian Modern Glass

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Murano Glass

Salviati, Two Murano / Sculptures / Paperweight Glass, for Luciano Gaspari
By Luciano Gaspari, Salviati
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Gaspari was the main designer for the company for many years and made many great works in glass. The size
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Vintage 1970s Italian Modern Glass

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Glass, Murano Glass

Lead-Balls Glass in Murano Glass, Veleni by L+W, 2022, Limited Edition
By Lanzavecchia + Wai
Located in Milan, IT
hands of Murano’s glass blowers, a contemporary vanitas shedding awareness on the impact humankind has
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Glass

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Murano Glass

TESSERATO, green glass by FRATELLI TOSO Murano, 1979 circa
By Fratelli Toso
Located in Venezia, IT
Toso in the late '70s. This stunning glass creation is a representation of the iconic design of Murano
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Vintage 1970s Italian Arts and Crafts Glass

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Glass, Art Glass, Blown Glass, Murano Glass

Decorative Mid-Century Modern Murano Bowl, Blue Sommerso Glass
Located in Milano, IT
Vintage 1960s Murano decorative bowl in clear and blue "Sommerso" glass. The "Sommerso" technique
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Glass

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Murano Glass

Venini Murano glass centerpiece by Emmanuel Babled "Antefila Series", 1993
By Emmanuel Babled, Paolo Venini
Located in Firenze, FI
VENINI Murano glass Lightining - Vase from the 'Antefila' series, conceived by industrial designer
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1990s Italian Glass

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Murano Glass

Set of 8 Murano Glass Tumblers, Mille Papaveri Rossi, Signed
Located in Tavarnelle val di Pesa, Florence
Designed by my daughter Arianna, this is absolute novelty in glass decoration. She combined the
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Glass

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Art Glass, Murano Glass

Italian Murano Glass Centerpiece Cup by Paolo Venini
By Paolo Venini
Located in Milan, Italy
. Biography Paolo Venini was an Italian glass designer, important for his propagation of Murano glass and 20th
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Antique 1880s Italian Modern Centerpieces

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Murano Glass

Moretti Carlo Murano Vase in Colored Opaline Glass
By Carlo Moretti
Located in Prato, Tuscany
design of Murano glass, foreseeing in time the changes in taste and guiding them through the needs of the
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Late 20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Glass

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Murano Glass

Vintage decorative "Sommerso" Murano vase in clear and brown glass, Flavio Poli
By Flavio Poli
Located in Milano, IT
Universally regarded as one of the most prolific and capable designers of Murano glass vases and
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Vintage 1960s Glass

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Glass, Art Glass, Murano Glass

Large Murano Glass Bookends- A Pair
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Pair of large Murano glass bookends. Beautiful controlled bubble inclusions. Would work well in a
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Vintage 1970s European Mid-Century Modern Glass

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Glass

SIGNED & LABELLED Seguso Vetri d'Arte Murano 'Polveri' Glass Bird
By Flavio Poli
Located in Bolton, GB
designers at the factory during this period. Signed to base Veronese, Seguso, Murano. The "Veronese" part
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Glass

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Glass, Art Glass, Blown Glass, Murano Glass

Vintage Murano Vase in White Pulegoso Glass by Napoleone Martinuzzi, 1930s
By Napoleone Martinuzzi
Located in Roma, IT
Vintage Murano vase in white Pulegoso glass by the Murano designer Napoleone Martinuzzi (1892-1977
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Vintage 1930s Italian Glass

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Murano Glass

Submerged Murano Glass Sculpture by Antonio Da Ros for CENEDESE, 1960s
By Cenedese, Antonio da Ros
Located in Vicenza, VI
Work of the designer Antonio Da Ros for the CENEDESE glassworks, made of Murano glass through the
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Vintage 1960s Italian Modern Glass

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Murano Glass

Barovier & Toso Italian Red Murano Glass Vase With Gold Decorations
By Barovier&Toso, Ercole Barovier
Located in Prato, Tuscany
technical and historical information to guarantee the authenticity of our objects. Seductive Murano glass
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Glass

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Murano Glass

Blue Murano Glass Hourglass, VELENI by L+W, 2022, Limited Edition Collectibles
By Lanzavecchia + Wai
Located in Milan, IT
12 glass sculptures designed by Lanzavecchia + Wai and crafted by the expert hands of Murano’s glass
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Glass

Materials

Murano Glass

Italian Murano Blue and Silver Art Glass Bowl with Scallop Edge
By Alfredo Barbini
Located in New York, NY
A beautiful Italian Murano blue and silver art glass bowl with asymmetric design and scallop edge
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Glass

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Art Glass, Blown Glass, Murano Glass

Vintage Rostrato vase in clear Murano glass by Barovier and Toso, Italian 1960s
By Barovier&Toso
Located in Milano, IT
"Rostrato" vases are a peculiar 1930s design by Ercole Barovier, then owner and designer of the
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Vintage 1960s Italian Modern Glass

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Glass, Art Glass, Murano Glass

Green Murano Glass Martini Cup, VELENI by L+W, 2022 - Limited Edition
By Lanzavecchia + Wai
Located in Milan, IT
Lanzavecchia + Wai and crafted by the expert hands of Murano’s glass blowers, a contemporary vanitas shedding
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Glass

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Murano Glass

Murano Sommerso Aqua Green Corroso Texture Italian Art Glass Flower Vase
By Seguso Vetri d'Arte, Flavio Poli, Archimede Seguso
Located in Kissimmee, FL
Beautiful large vintage Murano hand blown Sommerso aqua green Italian art glass flower vase, with
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Glass

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Art Glass, Blown Glass, Murano Glass, Sommerso, Glass

Murano Green Gold Flecks Bullicante Italian Art Glass Sculptural Flower Vase
By Flavio Poli, Archimede Seguso, Seguso Vetri d'Arte
Located in Kissimmee, FL
glass pulled glass sculptural flower vase. Attributed to designers Flavio Poli and Archimede Seguso for
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Mid-20th Century Italian Art Deco Glass

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Gold Leaf

Centrepiece in Overlaid Murano Glass by Missoni for Arte Vetri
Located in Byron Bay, NSW
polychrome and black overlaid Murano glass with multicoloured shades. (Signed Missoni) Designer: Missoni
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Vintage 1980s Centerpieces

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Murano Glass

Vintage Big Murano Bowl in Blue and Yellow "Sommerso" Glass, Flavio Poli Style
By Flavio Poli
Located in Milano, IT
Vintage big, thick and very attractive Murano bowl, made in the "Sommerso" technique where colored
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Glass

Materials

Glass, Art Glass, Murano Glass

Italian Murano Light Yellow Art Glass Pheasant Bird Sculpture After Seguso, 60s
By Archimede Seguso
Located in New York, NY
A beautiful, substantial and relatively large Midcentury Modern Italian Murano art glass pheasant
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Glass

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Art Glass, Blown Glass, Murano Glass

Midcentury Crystal and Light Blue Murano Glass Italian Vase for Venini, 1960s
By Venini
Located in Roma, IT
Amazing crystal and light blue Murano glass vase. This item is attributed to Venini and was
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Glass

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Glass, Art Glass, Murano Glass

Large Italian Murano Sommerso Flavio Poli Glass Black & Clear Free Form Bowl
By Murano Glass Sommerso
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Large Italian Murano Sommerso Flavio Poli Glass Black & Clear Free Form Bowl Italy, Circa 1960
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Decorative Bowls

Materials

Murano Glass

Mid-Century Modern Black Murano Glass by Nils Landberg for Orrefors 1960
By Nils Landberg
Located in Madrid, ES
Swedish Sommerso and crepuscular glass vases, produced in the 1960s by the designer Nils Landberg
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Glass

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Murano Glass

Mid-Century Modern Black Murano Glass by Nils Landberg for Orrefors 1960
By Nils Landberg
Located in Madrid, ES
Swedish Sommerso and crepuscular glass vases, produced in the 1960s by the designer Nils Landberg
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Glass

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Murano Glass

Mid-Century Modern Black Murano Glass by Nils Landberg for Orrefors 1960
By Nils Landberg
Located in Madrid, ES
Swedish Sommerso and crepuscular glass vases, produced in the 1960s by the designer Nils Landberg
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Glass

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Murano Glass

Midcentury Black Sommerso Murano Glass Vase by Nils Landberg for Orrefors 1960
By Nils Landberg
Located in Ibiza, Spain
Swedish Sommerso and crepuscular glass vases, produced in the 1960s by the designer Nils Landberg
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Glass

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Murano Glass

Midcentury Black Sommerso Murano Glass Vase by Nils Landberg for Orrefors 1960
By Nils Landberg
Located in Ibiza, Spain
Swedish Sommerso and crepuscular glass vases, produced in the 1960s by the designer Nils Landberg
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Glass

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Murano Glass

Midcentury Black Sommerso Murano Glass Vase by Nils Landberg for Orrefors 1960
By Nils Landberg
Located in Ibiza, Spain
Swedish Sommerso and crepuscular glass vases, produced in the 1960s by the designer Nils Landberg
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Glass

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Murano Glass

Archimede Seguso Murano Rust Red Gold Flecks Italian Art Glass Decorative Bowl
By Archimede Seguso
Located in Kissimmee, FL
ONLY 1 Left! Beautiful vintage Murano hand blown rust red and gold flecks Italian art glass bowl
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Glass

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Gold Leaf

Blue Murano Glass Martini Cup, VELENI by L+W, 2022 - Limited Edition collectible
By Lanzavecchia + Wai
Located in Milan, IT
Lanzavecchia + Wai and crafted by the expert hands of Murano’s glass blowers, a contemporary vanitas shedding
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Glass

Materials

Murano Glass

Set of 6 Artistic Handmade Glasses in Murano Glass Sincronia by Multiforme
By Multiforme
Located in Trebaseleghe, IT
comes directly from our Murano glass factory in Italy custom clearance taxes are not included.     
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2010s Italian Other Glass

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Blown Glass

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Designer Murano Glass For Sale on 1stDibs

At 1stDibs, there are many versions of the ideal piece of designer murano glass for your home. An item from our selection of designer murano glass — often made from glass, murano glass and metal — can elevate any home. There are 34 variations of the antique or vintage choice in our collection of designer murano glass you’re looking for, while we also have 3 modern editions of this piece to choose from as well. You’ve searched high and low for the perfect object in our assortment of designer murano glass — we have versions that date back to the 20th Century alongside those produced as recently as the 21st Century are available. An option in this array of designer murano glass, designed in the Mid-Century Modern, Art Deco or Modern style, is generally a popular piece of furniture. Many designers have produced at least one well-made piece of designer murano glass over the years, but those crafted by Doria Leuchten Germany, Carlo Nason and Cenedese are often thought to be among the most beautiful.

How Much is a Designer Murano Glass?

Prices for a piece of designer murano glass start at $350 and top out at $8,308 with the average selling for $1,917.
Questions About Designer Murano Glass
  • 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 ExpertFebruary 27, 2024
    How Murano glass is marked varies. Some pieces feature a label, sticker or other mark that bears the name of the studio that produced them. Others may only have an artist's signature or be unmarked. However, Murano glass artisans rarely put the word "Murano" on their pieces, though you will often see the word on replicas. For assistance determining whether a particular piece is Murano, consult an expert appraiser or antiques dealer. On 1stDibs, find a collection of Murano glass.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMarch 15, 2024
    Murano glass comes from Murano, an island located in the Venetian Lagoon to the north of Venice, Italy. Many people mistake the name Murano for that of a brand or company, but the term actually applies to glassware produced by a variety of makers. Fratelli Toso, Umberto Bellotto, the Salviati family, Ercole Barovier, Carlo Scarpa, Paolo Venini and Alfredo Barbini are just some of the glassblowers known for producing Murano glass. On 1stDibs, explore a wide range of Murano glass.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 16, 2024
    Murano glass is made of a combination of materials. In most cases, artisans use a blend of silica, soda, lime and potassium to produce the colorful art glass. The mixture gets heated to a high temperature to melt it, so that glassblowers can form it into various shapes. On 1stDibs, find a selection of Murano glass.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2024
    Yes, Murano glass is typically marked. You will usually find the markings on the bases of pieces or in other inconspicuous areas. Generally, Murano glass will display a trademark and a maker's mark, indicating which shop produced it. In most cases, authentic Murano glass will not have the word "Murano" on it. On 1stDibs, explore a selection of Murano glass.
  • 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 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 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
    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 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.