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Venice Blown Glass Striped Vase 'Ent S'
By Hands On Design
Located in Milan, IT
Ent, like the guardians of the trees of the ‘Lord of the Rings’, is an ironic vase in the shape of a tree trunk. Three small cylinders are applied on the central striped tube to remi...
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2010s Italian Vases

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Glass

Venice Blown Glass Striped Vase 'Ent L'
By Hands On Design
Located in Milan, IT
Ent, like the guardians of the trees of the ‘Lord of the Rings’, is an ironic vase in the shape of a tree trunk. Three small cylinders are applied on the central striped tube to remi...
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2010s Italian Vases

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Glass

Venice Blown Unique Glass Vase 'Obakè'
By kanz, Hands On Design
Located in Milan, IT
This vases take its name from a term of Japanese folklore, Obakè precisely, which means sprite. The upper part is always different, while maintaining a dimensional tolerance, due to ...
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2010s Italian Vases

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Glass

  • Venice Blown Unique Glass Vase 'Obakè'
  • Venice Blown Unique Glass Vase 'Obakè'
  • Venice Blown Unique Glass Vase 'Obakè'
  • Venice Blown Unique Glass Vase 'Obakè'
H 11.42 in. W 6.7 in. D 6.3 in.
Venice Blown Striped Glass Vases Set 'Lukovki'
By Hands On Design
Located in Milan, IT
Lukovki is a set of three vases inspired by the tops of St. Basil’s Cathedral on Moscow’s Red Square. Made of striped borosilicate, the alternation of texture in the three pieces mak...
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2010s Italian Vases

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Glass

Venice Blown Contemporary Glass Vase 'Dervish'
By Hands On Design, kanz
Located in Milan, IT
They look like three vases that remain in balance by magic, but Dervish is a unique piece, masterfully blown in Venice by Soffieria for Hands on Design. Designed by KANZ Architetti t...
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2010s Italian Vases

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Glass

Murano Hand Blown Glass Vase
By Barovier Seguso & Ferro
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Large Italian vase attributed to Seguso.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Vases

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Blown Glass

  • Murano Hand Blown Glass Vase
  • Murano Hand Blown Glass Vase
  • Murano Hand Blown Glass Vase
  • Murano Hand Blown Glass Vase
H 15 in. W 10.5 in. D 7 in.
Venice Blown Two Pieces Glass Vase 'Twist'
By Hands On Design, kanz
Located in Milan, IT
Two-piece vase that enhances the versatility of borosilicate glass. On the lower part in smooth glass, blown in a simple and abundant form, rests a striped insert in the shape of a d...
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2010s Italian Vases

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Glass

Venice Blown Contemporary Glass Vase 'Dervish Big'
By Hands On Design, kanz
Located in Milan, IT
They look like three vases that remain in balance by magic, but Dervish Big is a unique piece, masterfully blown in Venice by Soffieria for Hands on Design. Designed by KANZ Architet...
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2010s Italian Vases

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Glass

Hand Blown Rostrate Glass Vase
By Barovier&Toso
Located in Chicago, IL
A stunning textural European vase featuring hand-blown glass in the likeness of popular rostrate style that originated with Barovier and Toso. Beautifully reflects light and is a per...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Vases

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Murano Glass

Vintage Blown Glass Vase, Italy, 1970s
Located in Roma, IT
Blown glass vase is a beautiful glass decorative object, realized by an Italian manufacture during the 1970s. Very fashionable transparent vase realized with blown glass processi...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Vases

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Blown Glass, Murano Glass

  • Vintage Blown Glass Vase, Italy, 1970s
  • Vintage Blown Glass Vase, Italy, 1970s
  • Vintage Blown Glass Vase, Italy, 1970s
  • Vintage Blown Glass Vase, Italy, 1970s
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H 9.14 in. W 4.34 in. D 3.75 in.
Red Large Blown Venetian Murano Art Glass Floor Flower Vase Italy 1970
By Murano Glass Sommerso
Located in Miami, FL
Tall Venetian blown Murano red art glass floor flower vase. Situ Pictures to show the Size.  
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Vases

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Murano Glass

Mid-Century Hand-Blown Glass Flower Vase
Located in Dallas, TX
Mid-century hand-blown glass flower vase was created by the master glass crafters of Venice, Italy, and features an intriguing Greek Amphora styling accentuated with a cobalt blue ri...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Vases

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Art Glass

Mid-Century Modern Murano Translucent Gold Hand Blown Art Glass Vase Italy
Located in Miami, FL
Mid-Century Modern venetian Murano translucent gold hand blown Art glass flower vase, Italy.   
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Vases

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Blown Glass, Murano Glass

'Tentacle Vase' Hand Blown Glass Vase by Simone Crestani
By Simone Crestani
Located in Camisano Vicentino, IT
'Tentacle Vase' A Hand Blown Glass Vase by Simone Crestani Tentacle Vase is one of the pieces from the Polpo Collection. "The enveloping elegance of the Polpo Collection may make y...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Vases

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Glass

Murano Italian Hand Blown Twin Handled Bottle Shaped Millefiori Art Glass Vase
Located in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
A very fine Art Deco Italian Murano satin glass millefiori twin handled vase dating from circa 1930-1940. This quality vase is of small bottle shape with a rounded bulbous body and t...
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Vintage 1930s Italian Art Deco Vases

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Blown Glass

Large Murano Hand Blown Art Glass Vase
Located in Montreal, QC
Beautifully Designed! Large Hand Blown Murano Art Glass Vase. Abstract Studio Style. Clear with Beautiful applied Multi-colored Raised Flowing Glass Designs. Measuring approximately ...
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Late 20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Vases

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Glass

Hand Blown Bubble Glass Vase Attributed to Venini, Italy, 1960s
By Venini
Located in La Teste De Buch, FR
Hand blown bubble glass vase. Attributed to Venini. Made in Italy in the 1960s. From a unique collection of Venini glass.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Vases

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Art Glass

Venetian Murano Translucent Gold Hand Blown Art Glass Tall Flower Vase, Italy
Located in Miami, FL
Mid-Century Modern Venetian Murano translucent gold hand blown art glass tall flower vase, Italy.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Vases

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Blown Glass, Murano Glass

1970s Italian Vetri DI Murano Hand Blown Art Glass Vase
By Vetri
Located in Farmington Hills, MI
We are very pleased to offer a modernist vase marked Vetri Murano, circa the 1970s. This beautiful smoked hand-blown Murano piece shows its original logo sticker. The base is signed ...
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Vintage 1970s European Modern Vases

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Murano Glass

'Rabbit Vase' Hand Blown Glass Vase by Simone Crestani
By Simone Crestani
Located in Camisano Vicentino, IT
A hand blown glass bottle by Simone Crestani 'Rabbit Vase' A hand blown glass vase by Simone Crestani This delicate decanter is entirely crafted in transparent glass and featu...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Vases

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Glass

Anzolo Fuga Hand Blown Glass "Pavone" Vase, 1950s
By Anzolo Fuga, Arte Vetraria Muranese (AVEM)
Located in New York, NY
Hand blown glass “Pavone” vase with colorful rod and murrhine by Anzolo Fuga for Arte Vetraria Muranese (A.V.E.M.), Murano, Italy, 1950s. Reference: Rosa Barovier-Mentasti, Anzol...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Vases

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Murano Glass

1295 Murano Hand Blown Glass Millefiori Murrine Vase Limited Edition
Located in Venice, VE
1295 Murano, hand made in Venice Murano blow art glass, this vase is made of inner "incamiciato" white blown artglass and outer Murano multicolour Murrine it's made in a small ser...
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2010s Italian Vases

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Art Glass, Blown Glass, Murano Glass, Murrine

Aldo Nason Hand-Blown Glass "Yokohama" Vase, 1960s
By Arte Vetraria Muranese (AVEM), Aldo Nason
Located in New York, NY
Hand-blown glass vase with undulating form from the Yokohama Series, green glass with murrhines and silver foil, by Aldo Nason for Arte Vetraria Muranese (A.V.E.M.), Murano Italy, 19...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Vases

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Murano Glass

Supernova Vase I, Hand-Blown Murano Glass, Available in Different Colors, Size M
By Mosche Bianche
Located in San Miniato PI, IT
Supernova is a rare and magical visual phenomenon that manifests itself as a quick brightness. Exploding stars are the cause of this beauty in nature. SUPERNOVA was developed after a...
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2010s Italian Modern Vases

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Blown Glass

A Fine Italian Hand blown Murano Vase by Andrea Zilio
By Andrea Zilio
Located in Long Island City, NY
Unique piece made of hand-blown glass worked freely by hand with Intersection of colored glass rods by Andrea Zilio. Signed.
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Vases

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Blown Glass, Murano Glass

Hand Blown Glass Vase by Lino Tagliapietra for F3 International
By Lino Tagliapietra, F3 International
Located in New York, NY
Hand blown, striped and solid Murano glass from the “Giano” series. Original label attached.
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Vintage 1980s Italian Modern Vases

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Blown Glass

Supernova Vase, Hand-Blown Murano Glass, Available in Different Colors, L
By Mosche Bianche
Located in San Miniato PI, IT
The organically shaped bowls of different sizes and forms offer multiple opportunities of poetic harmony. The iridescent amber contains all the colors of the spectrum and fascinates ...
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2010s Italian Modern Vases

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Blown Glass

Italian Vase blown Murano Glass exclusive shape with stripes 1990s
Located in Villaverla, IT
Elegant, and Modern, Italian Venetian, Vase, blown Murano Glass, exclusive shape, with stripes, 1990s. This is a unique portrait, entirely handcrafted in Blown Murano Glass in the I...
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1990s Italian Mid-Century Modern Vases

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Glass, Art Glass, Blown Glass, Murano Glass

1295 Murano Glass Vase Hand Blown by Luca Vidal Venice
Located in Venice, VE
Amazing hand made in Murano / Venice glass Art vase, it's been hand made for 1295 MURANO, by great Master Luca Vidal, Venice. This Sculpture Vase, is made with several Ancient Mur...
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2010s Italian Modern Vases

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Art Glass, Blown Glass

  • 1295 Murano Glass Vase Hand Blown by Luca Vidal Venice
  • 1295 Murano Glass Vase Hand Blown by Luca Vidal Venice
  • 1295 Murano Glass Vase Hand Blown by Luca Vidal Venice
  • 1295 Murano Glass Vase Hand Blown by Luca Vidal Venice
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H 19.69 in. W 15.75 in. D 4.73 in.
1970's Italian Pale Green Blown Glass Olive Jar Vase
By Rosenthal Netter
Located in New York, NY
Italian pale green blown glass olive jar vase with handles and wide rim. Lovely ancient form in Mid-Century Modern design.
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Vases

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Blown Glass

Modern Sculptural Hand Blown Murano Art Glass Flower Vase
Located in Cathedral City, CA
Sculptural hand blown Murano art glass vase in blue and clear tone.
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Vintage 1980s Italian Mid-Century Modern Vases

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Art Glass, Murano Glass

1295 Murano Glass Vase Hand Blown by Luca Vidal Venice
Located in Venice, VE
Amazing hand made in Murano / Venice glass Art vase, it's been hand made for 1295 MURANO, by great Master Luca Vidal, Venice. This Sculpture Vase, is made with several Ancient Mur...
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2010s Italian Modern Vases

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Murano Glass, Murrine, Art Glass, Blown Glass

  • 1295 Murano Glass Vase Hand Blown by Luca Vidal Venice
  • 1295 Murano Glass Vase Hand Blown by Luca Vidal Venice
  • 1295 Murano Glass Vase Hand Blown by Luca Vidal Venice
  • 1295 Murano Glass Vase Hand Blown by Luca Vidal Venice
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Anzolo Fuga Rare Hand Blown Glass Vase with Corroso Finish 1958-60
By Anzolo Fuga, Arte Vetraria Muranese (AVEM)
Located in New York, NY
Rare and unique hand-blown glass vase with multicolor murrhines and rods with corroso finish by Anzolo Fuga for Arte Vetraria Muranese or A.V.E.M.. Murano Italy 1958-60. This is one ...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Modern Vases

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Blown Glass, Murrine, Murano Glass

Supernova Vase, Hand-Blown Murano Glass, Available in Different Colors, Size M
By Mosche Bianche
Located in San Miniato PI, IT
The organically shaped bowls of different sizes and forms offer multiple opportunities of poetic harmony. The iridescent amber contains all the colors of the spectrum and fascinates ...
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2010s Italian Modern Vases

Materials

Blown Glass

Supernova Vase, Hand-Blown Murano Glass, Available in Different Colors, Size S
By Mosche Bianche
Located in San Miniato PI, IT
The organically shaped bowls of different sizes and forms offer multiple opportunities of poetic harmony. The iridescent amber contains all the colors of the spectrum and fascinates ...
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2010s Italian Modern Vases

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Blown Glass

DROP Design Vase, Hand-Blown Murano Glass, Available in Different Colors, Size M
By Mosche Bianche
Located in San Miniato PI, IT
DROP is reminiscent of Jupiter‘s ring. It was designed with the double functionality of being a vase and a fruit bowl. In use, the majestic and artistic form is enhanced by the inser...
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2010s Italian Modern Vases

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Blown Glass

A.V.E.M. Hand Blown Glass Vase with Colorful Starburst Murrhines, 1950s
By Arte Vetraria Muranese (AVEM)
Located in New York, NY
Hand-blown glass vase, colorful starburst murrhines over white glass with gold inclusions, by Arte Vetraria Muranese or A.V.E.M., Murano Italy, 1950's. This vase is like a jewel. The...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Vases

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Murano Glass

A.V.E.M Hand Blown Glass Vase with Colorful Starburst Murrhines, 1950s
By Arte Vetraria Muranese (AVEM)
Located in New York, NY
Hand-blown glass vase, colorful starburst murrhines over white glass with blue rim, by Arte Vetraria Muranese or A.V.E.M., Murano Italy, 1950's. This vase is like a jewel. We have a ...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Vases

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Murano Glass

Giorgio Ferro Hand-Blown Amber Glass "Anse Volante" Vase, 1952
By Giorgio Ferro, Arte Vetraria Muranese (AVEM)
Located in New York, NY
Hand-blown amber glass vase from the "Anse Volante" series, iridized with large handle, by Giorgio Ferro for Arte Vetraria Muranese or A.VE.M., Murano Italy, 1952. This series was ex...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Vases

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Murano Glass

Pair Italian Venetian Blown Murano Glass Vases Red & Green Steaks 1980s
Located in Villaverla, IT
Modern Pair of Italian Venetian Blown Murano Glass Vases Red & Green Steaks, 80s. Entirely manufactured in the Italian Venetian Murano Island, during 1980s, by the local Murano's art...
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Vintage 1980s Italian Art Deco Vases

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Glass, Art Glass, Blown Glass, Murano Glass

Supernova Vase I, Hand-Blown Murano Glass, Available in Different Colors, Size L
By Mosche Bianche
Located in San Miniato PI, IT
Supernova is a rare and magical visual phenomenon that manifests itself as a quick brightness. Exploding stars are the cause of this beauty in nature. SUPERNOVA was developed after a...
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2010s Italian Modern Vases

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Blown Glass

Anzolo Fuga Exceptional Hand Blown Glass Vase with Glass Fragments 1960s
By Anzolo Fuga, Murano 5
Located in New York, NY
Hand blown glass vase with glass fragments, rods with avventurine and murrhines by Anzolo Fuga for Arte Vetraria Muranese (A.V.E.M.), Murano Italy, 1960's. Reference: Literature: An...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Vases

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Murano Glass

Hand Blown Multi-Color Italian Murano Art Glass Jug Pitcher
By Compagnia Di Venezia E Murano (C.V.M.), Fratelli Toso
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Venetian glass jug for water or wine murano style art glass. Fratelli Toso murano style Millefiori flower star mosaic Italian art glass mid century pitcher vase. Beautiful vintage ...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Bohemian Vases

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Art Glass, Blown Glass, Murano Glass, Murrine

Pair of 18th Century Italian Chinoiserie Blown Glass Vases
Located in London, GB
This fine pair of vases are crafted of blown glass and feature elongated curved bodies. The vases are painted all over with flowers, butterflies, leaves and Chinese figures on a whit...
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Antique 18th Century Italian Chinoiserie Vases

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Blown Glass

Large Perles 4 Vase in Hand Blown Murano Glass by Salviati
By Salviati
Located in Venezia, IT
Hand blown colorful vase made using the "canne" technique. Hand blown and hand-finished cane vase.
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Vases

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Glass

Small Perles 2 Vase in Hand Blown Murano Glass by Salviati
By Salviati
Located in Venezia, IT
Hand blown colorful vase made using the "canne" technique. Hand blown and hand-finished cane vase.
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Vases

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Glass

Medium Perles 5 Vase in Hand Blown Murano Glass by Salviati
By Salviati
Located in Venezia, IT
Hand blown colorful vase made using the "canne" technique. Hand blown and hand-finished cane vase.
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Vases

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Glass

Medium Perles 1 Vase in Hand Blown Murano Glass by Salviati
By Salviati
Located in Venezia, IT
Hand blown colorful vase made using the "canne" technique. Hand blown and hand-finished cane vase.
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Vases

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Glass

Blue Vase in Blown Murano Glass with 24kt Gold 1980s, Italy
Located in Villaverla, IT
Blue vase in blown Murano glass with 24kt gold 1980s, Italy. This Italian Murano glass vase in blue color and gold finishes is a refined work of art that was entirely handcrafted du...
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Vintage 1980s Italian Art Deco Vases

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Art Glass, Blown Glass, Murano Glass

Hand-Blown Murano Glass Pair
Located in Austin, TX
Hand-blown Murano glass pair of vases. This dynamic Murano vessel pair combines swirling shades of aqua and green glass. We love the shapes and beautiful; unique details. The measur...
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Vintage 1980s Italian Modern Vases

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Murano Glass

  • Hand-Blown Murano Glass Pair
  • Hand-Blown Murano Glass Pair
  • Hand-Blown Murano Glass Pair
  • Hand-Blown Murano Glass Pair
H 24.75 in. W 4.5 in. D 4.5 in.
Murano Hand Blown Glass Vase by Alberto Dona, 1980s
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Murano hand blown glass vase by Alberto Dona, 1980s.
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20th Century Italian Vases

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Murano Glass

Two Hand Blown Murano Glass Vases by Barovier & Toso "Cornucopias"
By Barovier
Located in Miami, FL
Two hand blown Murano glass vases by Barovier & Toso "Cornucopias" in cobalt blue and yellow.
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1990s Italian Modern Vases

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Murano Glass

A.V.E.M. Hand Blown Glass Vase with Colorful Starburst Murrhines, 1950s
By Arte Vetraria Muranese (AVEM)
Located in New York, NY
Large hand-blown glass vase, colorful starburst murrhines over white glass, by Arte Vetraria Muranese or A.V.E.M., Murano Italy, 1950's. This vase is like a jewel.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Vases

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Murano Glass

Large Italian Hand Blown Colored Art Glass Flower Vase Seguso
Located in Hamilton, Ontario
Large and beautiful midcentury Murano Italy hand blown purple/violet and blue toned encased in a thick clear glass overlay art glass flower vase. Attributed to designer Archimede Seg...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Glass

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Art Glass

Italian Vase in Blown Murano Glass Antiqued Clear Color Attributed to Salviati
By Salviati
Located in Villaverla, IT
Italian vase in blown Murano glass antiqued clear color attributed to Salviati, Venice. This is an extraordinary vase, a very important artistic creation handcrafted attributed to t...
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1990s Italian Mid-Century Modern Vases

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

Supernova Vase I, Hand-Blown Murano Glass Available in Different Colors Size XXL
By Mosche Bianche
Located in San Miniato PI, IT
Supernova is a rare and magical visual phenomenon that manifests itself as a quick brightness. Exploding stars are the cause of this beauty in nature. SUPERNOVA was developed after a...
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2010s Italian Modern Vases

Materials

Blown Glass

Drop Design Vase, Hand-Blown Murano Glass, Available in Different Colors, Size L
By Mosche Bianche
Located in San Miniato PI, IT
Drop is reminiscent of Jupiter‘s ring. It was designed with the double functionality of being a vase and a fruit bowl. In use, the majestic and artistic form is enhanced by the inser...
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2010s Italian Modern Vases

Materials

Blown Glass

Supernova Vase, Hand-Blown Murano Glass, Available in Different Colors, Size XL
By Mosche Bianche
Located in San Miniato PI, IT
The organically shaped bowls of different sizes and forms offer multiple opportunities of poetic harmony. The iridescent amber contains all the colors of the spectrum and fascinates ...
Category

2010s Italian Modern Vases

Materials

Blown Glass

Supernova Vase I, Hand-Blown Murano Glass, Available in Different Colors Size XL
By Mosche Bianche
Located in San Miniato PI, IT
Supernova is a rare and magical visual phenomenon that manifests itself as a quick brightness. Exploding stars are the cause of this beauty in nature. SUPERNOVA was developed after a...
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2010s Italian Modern Vases

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Blown Glass

Pair of Italian Murano Blown Glass "Spheres" Vases by Cenedese 1970s
By Cenedese
Located in Villaverla, IT
Beautiful pair of Italian Murano glass "Spheres" vases in light-blue, in very excellent original condition and yet with the original label of the maker. Made around in 1970s by glass...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Modern Vases

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Glass, Art Glass, Blown Glass, Murano Glass

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Italian Hand Blown Glass Vases For Sale on 1stDibs

An assortment of Italian hand blown glass vases is available at 1stDibs. Frequently made of glass, blown glass and murano glass, all Italian hand blown glass vases available were constructed with great care. Find 716 antique and vintage Italian hand blown glass vases at 1stDibs now, or shop our selection of 90 modern versions for a more contemporary example of this long-cherished furniture. Italian hand blown glass vases have long been popular, with older editions for sale from the 18th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 21st Century. Italian hand blown glass vases bearing Mid-Century Modern or Modern hallmarks are very popular at 1stDibs. Many Italian hand blown glass vases are appealing in their simplicity, but Fratelli Toso, Salviati and Archimede Seguso produced popular Italian hand blown glass vases that are worth a look.

How Much are Italian Hand Blown Glass Vases?

Prices for Italian hand blown glass vases start at $117 and top out at $50,000 with the average selling for $1,225.

Finding the Right Vases for You

Whether it’s a Chinese Han dynasty glazed ceramic wine vessel, a work of Murano glass or a hand-painted Scandinavian modern stoneware piece, a fine vase brings a piece of history into your space as much as it adds a sophisticated dynamic.

Like sculptures or paintings, vases are considered works of fine art. Once offered as tributes to ancient rulers, vases continue to be gifted to heads of state today. Over time, decorative porcelain vases have become family heirlooms to be displayed prominently in our homes — loved pieces treasured from generation to generation.

The functional value of vases is well known. They were traditionally utilized as vessels for carrying dry goods or liquids, so some have handles and feature an opening at the top (where they flare back out). While artists have explored wildly sculptural alternatives over time, the most conventional vase shape is characterized by a bulbous base and a body with shoulders where the form curves inward.

Owing to their intrinsic functionality, vases are quite possibly versatile in ways few other art forms can match. They’re typically taller than they are wide. Some have a neck that offers height and is ideal for the stems of cut flowers. To pair with your mid-century modern decor, the right vase will be an elegant receptacle for leafy snake plants on your teak dining table, or, in the case of welcoming guests on your doorstep, a large ceramic floor vase for long tree branches or sticks — perhaps one crafted in the Art Nouveau style — works wonders.

Interior designers include vases of every type, size and style in their projects — be the canvas indoors or outdoors — often introducing a splash of color and a range of textures to an entryway or merely calling attention to nature’s asymmetries by bringing more organically shaped decorative objects into a home.

On 1stDibs, you can browse our collection of vases by material, including ceramic, glass, porcelain and more. Sizes range from tiny bud vases to massive statement pieces and every size in between.

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