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Modern Mini Italian Murano Bullicante Art Glass Ring or Jewelry Dish
Located in New York, NY
A beautiful modern 'mini' Italian Murano 'bullicante' art glass decorative, trinket or vanity ring
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Mid-20th Century Italian Modern Decorative Dishes and Vide-Poche

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Murano Glass, Blown Glass, Art Glass

Murano Rainbow White Zanfirico Ribbons Italian Art Glass Leaf Shape Ring Dish
By Salviati, Fratelli Toso
Located in Kissimmee, FL
are laced with thin copper aventurine threads. Would make a great pin, trinket, or ring dish for any
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Decorative Dishes and Vide-P...

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Glass, Murano Glass, Blown Glass, Art Glass

Mid-Century Murano Smoked Glass Dish by Barbini
By Alfredo Barbini
Located in Glasgow, GB
A large, oval-shaped Murano glass dish, handcrafted in Italy during the mid-20th century by the
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Decorative Dishes and Vide-P...

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Murano Glass

Barovier Murano Pink Gold Flecks Italian Art Glass Seashell Ring Dish Sculptures
By Barovier&Toso
Located in Kissimmee, FL
Please per item (4 available). Beautiful vintage Murano hand blown pink and gold flecks Italian art
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Decorative Dishes and Vide-P...

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Gold Leaf

Barovier Toso Murano Gold Flecks Italian Art Glass Seashell Ring Dish Sculptures
By Barovier&Toso
Located in Kissimmee, FL
Please per item (3 available). Beautiful vintage Murano hand blown gold flecks Italian art glass
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Decorative Dishes and Vide-P...

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Gold Leaf

Barovier Murano Green Gold Fleck Italian Art Glass Seashell Ring Dish Sculptures
By Barovier&Toso
Located in Kissimmee, FL
Priced Per Item (4 available). Beautiful vintage Murano hand blown green and gold flecks Italian
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Decorative Dishes and Vide-P...

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Gold Leaf

Murano Cranberry Pink Gold Flecks Bubbles Italian Art Glass Apple Ring Dish Bowl
By Alfredo Barbini, Archimede Seguso
Located in Kissimmee, FL
a ring / jewelry dish on your dresser. Midcentury era. Measures: 5 1/8” x 5" x 2" high.  
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Decorative Bowls

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Gold Leaf

Barbini Murano Orange Gold Flecks Italian Art Glass Ring Dish Bowl Holder Set
By Alfredo Barbini
Located in Kissimmee, FL
. The bowl can be used as a jewelry / ring dish, or personal ashtray. Mid-century era. Bowl measures 4 1
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Decorative Dishes and Vide-P...

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Gold Leaf

Murano Blue White and Gold Flecks Italian Art Glass Seashell Dish Ring Bowl
By Barovier&Toso
Located in Kissimmee, FL
. Can be used as a display piece on any table. Would make a great ring / jewelry dish. Mid Century Era
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Decorative Dishes and Vide-P...

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Gold Leaf

Murano Red White and Gold Flecks Italian Art Glass Seashell Dish Ring Bowl
By Salviati, Barovier&Toso
Located in Kissimmee, FL
Beautiful vintage Murano hand blown red, white and gold flecks Italian art glass seashell bowl
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Decorative Dishes and Vide-P...

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Gold

Italian Murano Emerald Green Art Glass Seashell Jewelry Dish, Small
Located in New York, NY
A beautiful, small, Italian modern Murano emerald green art glass seashell jewelry dish, circa mid
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Glass

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Art Glass, Murano Glass

Fratelli Toso Murano Pink White Ribbons Italian Art Glass Decorative Dish Bowl
By Salviati, Fratelli Toso
Located in Kissimmee, FL
of the dish. Would make a great display piece on any desk or vanity. Use it as a catchall, pin, ring
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Decorative Bowls

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Glass, Art Glass, Blown Glass, Murano Glass

Murano Blue Gold Flecks Roticello Ribbons Italian Art Glass Footed Dish Bowl
By Salviati, Seguso Vetri d'Arte
Located in Kissimmee, FL
. Use it as a ring or mint dish on a bedside table. Art Deco, Mid-century era. Measures: 5 3/8” across x
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Decorative Bowls

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Gold Leaf

Murano Green Crackle Surface Gold Flecks Italian Art Glass Decorative Dish Bowl
By Fratelli Toso, Salviati
Located in Kissimmee, FL
ring dish. Midcentury era. Measures 7" long x 6 1/2" wide x 2 3/8" high.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Decorative Bowls

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Gold Leaf

Murano Art Glass Dark Orange Amber Red Clear Blown Glass Catchall Bowl Italy 70s
By Murano Glass Sommerso
Located in Miami, FL
Table, Sideboard or as a ring dish on Top of a Dresser.
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Late 20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Decorative Bowls

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Blown Glass, Murano Glass

Seguso Murano Red Gold Flecks Italian Art Glass Pear Dish Apple Paperweight Set
By Archimede Seguso
Located in Kissimmee, FL
Beautiful vintage Murano hand blown red-orange and gold flecks Italian art glass ring dish and
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Paperweights

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Gold Leaf

Murano Red Green Stripes Italian Art Glass Thin Decorative Vide Poche Dish Bowl
By Fratelli Toso, Fulvio Bianconi, Venini
Located in Kissimmee, FL
Beautiful vintage Murano hand blown red and green stripes Italian art glass decorative dish, vide
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Decorative Dishes and Vide-P...

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Art Glass, Blown Glass, Murano Glass, Glass

Barbini Murano Sommerso Purple Blue Italian Art Glass Four Leaf Clover Bowl Dish
By Alfredo Barbini
Located in Kissimmee, FL
bowl, trinket / ring dish. Attributed to designer Alfredo Barbini, circa 1950-1960. The bowl has big
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Decorative Bowls

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

Seguso Murano Blue Pulveri Gold Flecks Italian Art Glass Shell Trinket Bowl Dish
By Archimede Seguso
Located in Kissimmee, FL
used as a ring / jewelry dish. Mid-century era. Measures: 5" long x 4" wide x 2 3/4" high.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Decorative Bowls

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Gold Leaf

Barovier Toso Murano Pink Gold Flecks Italian Art Glass Seashell Candy Dish Bowl
By Ercole Barovier, Barovier&Toso
Located in Kissimmee, FL
Beautiful vintage Murano hand blown pink and gold flecks Italian art glass ribbed shell shaped
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Decorative Bowls

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Gold Leaf

Murano White Gold Flecks Italian Art Glass Decorative Duck Jewelry Ring Bowl
By Salviati, Alfredo Barbini, Archimede Seguso
Located in Kissimmee, FL
it as a catchall, or jewelry / ring dish. Mid-century era. Measures: 6 1/2" across x 4" tall.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Decorative Bowls

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Gold Leaf

Salviati Murano 1950s Orange Gold Fleck Star Design Italian Art Glass Ring Bowls
By Salviati
Located in Kissimmee, FL
ring or trinket dish set. Documented to the Salviati company, circa 1950s. Although small, they are
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Decorative Dishes and Vide-P...

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Gold Leaf

Murano glass bowl or ashtray by Seguso 1970s
By Seguso
Located in Palermo, PA
repurposed as a chic bowl for holding rings or trinkets by your bedside, or as a delightful candy dish
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Decorative Bowls

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Murano Glass

Seguso Murano Sommerso Amber Clear Green Organic Art Glass Bowl
By Seguso Vetri d'Arte
Located in Barcelona, ES
amber glass rim with purple and pink accents. To be used as decorative bowl, vide-poche or rings bowl
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Decorative Bowls

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

Fratelli Toso Murano Millefiori Flower Mosaic Italian Art Glass Footed Cup
By Fratelli Toso
Located in Kissimmee, FL
colors. Would make a great ring dish. Art Nouveau era. Measures 2 1/8" tall x 3 5/8" across.
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Early 20th Century Italian Art Nouveau Decorative Dishes and Vide-Poche

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Glass, Art Glass, Blown Glass, Murano Glass, Murrine

Murano Miniature Blue Pulegoso Technique Italian Art Glass Bowl Vide-Poche
By Seguso Vetri d'Arte, Flavio Poli
Located in Kissimmee, FL
Beautiful antique Murano hand blown blue with bubbles Italian art glass miniature personal dish
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Decorative Dishes and Vide-P...

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

Fratelli Toso Murano Millefiori Green White Opalescent Italian Art Glass Bowl
By Fratelli Toso
Located in Kissimmee, FL
piece on any table. Use it as a catchall, perfect jewelry / ring dish for a vanity. Very unusual design
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Decorative Bowls

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Glass, Art Glass, Blown Glass, Murano Glass, Murrine, Opaline Glass

Seguso Murano Dark Amethyst Gold Flecks Italian Art Glass Conch Seashell Bowl
By Archimede Seguso
Located in Kissimmee, FL
it as a catchall, candy dish or jewelry / ring dish. Mid-century era. Measures: 5" long x 4 1/2" wide
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Decorative Dishes and Vide-P...

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Gold Leaf

Murano Alfredo Barbini Red & Black Tear Drop Glass Bowl with Gold Flecks
By Alfredo Barbini
Located in Barcelona, ES
dish or ashtray. Also interesting to place as a part of a composition with other Murano glass pieces
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Decorative Bowls

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Gold Leaf

Archimede Seguso Murano Opal Pink Alabastro Fish Bowl or Ashtray, Italy, 1950s
By Archimede Seguso
Located in Barcelona, ES
as ashtray, decorative bowl / dish, rings bowl or vide-poche. For collectors or as a cute gift idea
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Decorative Bowls

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Glass, Art Glass, Blown Glass, Murano Glass

Murano Amethyst Purple Blue Gold Flecks Bubbles Italian Art Glass Footed Bowl
By Alfredo Barbini, Archimede Seguso
Located in Kissimmee, FL
piece on any desk, vanity or coffee table. Use it as a catchall, candy dish or ring / jewelry dish on
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Decorative Bowls

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Gold Leaf

Murano Opalescent Pink Spots White Italian Art Glass Scroll Design Seashell Bowl
By Fratelli Toso
Located in Kissimmee, FL
Beautiful vintage Murano hand blown opalescent white and pink spots Italian art glass decorative
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Decorative Dishes and Vide-P...

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

Murano Sapphire Blue Gold Flecks Bubbles Italian Art Glass Tear Water Drop Bowl
By Seguso Vetri d'Arte, Archimede Seguso
Located in Kissimmee, FL
as a catchall, candy dish, or as a ring / jewelry dish on your dresser. Midcentury era. Measures: 5 5
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Decorative Dishes and Vide-P...

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Gold Leaf

Barbini Murano Blue White Gold Italian Art Glass Bowl Toothpick Holder Desk Set
By Alfredo Barbini
Located in Kissimmee, FL
/ cigarette holder measures 2 78” tall. Ring Dish / Personal Ashtray measures 4” wide x 1 1/2" high. Smaller
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Decorative Dishes and Vide-P...

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Gold Leaf

Seguso Murano Vintage Pink Gold Flecks Incalmo Bubble Rim Italian Art Glass Bowl
By Archimede Seguso
Located in Kissimmee, FL
Beautiful vintage Murano hand blown clear bubbles rim, with pink and gold flecks, Italian art glass
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Decorative Bowls

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Gold Leaf

Murano Sommerso Green and Amber Art Glass Bowl, Italy, 1960s
By Seguso Vetri d'Arte
Located in London, GB
design in green glass. It has an amber glass rim . To be used as decorative bowl, vide-poche or rings
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Decorative Dishes and Vide-Poche

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Art Glass

Archimede Seguso Murano White Alabastro Glass Bowl with Gold Dust, Italy, 1950s
By Archimede Seguso
Located in Barcelona, ES
, 1950s. An exquisite hand blown Murano art glass bowl lovely to be used as rings bowl, vide-poche, candy
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Decorative Bowls

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Gold Leaf

Beautiful Italian Murano Glass Latticino Serving Bowl/Dish
Located in North Miami, FL
gold on each bowl and plate. The sides have a design in clear glass, almost like a classical ring
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Vintage 1950s Italian Glass

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Murano Glass

Fratelli Toso Murano Ribbon Vintage Italian Art Glass Ashtray, 1960
By Vintage Murano Gallery, Fratelli Toso
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Fratelli Toso Murano orange blue white ribbon vintage Italian art glass dish or ashtray. 1960s
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Ashtrays

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Art Glass, Blown Glass, Murano Glass

Pair of Murano Hanging Ceiling Lights
Located in Westport, CT
to main dish, finishing with two separate gold blown pieces, a ring and toupie. Yet to be re
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20th Century Italian Flush Mount

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Murano Glass

Large Murano Gold Blown Ceiling Fixture
Located in Westport, CT
Beautiful gold bubbles adorn this shimmery opaque dish finishing with a gold blown ring and clear
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20th Century Italian Flush Mount

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Murano Glass

Extra Large Murano Glass Wall Appliques by Seguso, Italy, 1970s
By Seguso Vetri d'Arte
Located in Rotterdam, NL
. The dishes are hold together by nickel plated rings with an intern screw mechanism, the biggest dish
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Murano Glass

Italian Murano Iridescent Gold Flecks Leaf Dish Barovier e Toso
By Murano Glass Sommerso, Barovier&Toso
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Vintage Murano Archimede Seguso Gold Flecks Leaf Dish attributed to Barovier e Toso. This gorgeous
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Mid-20th Century Italian Hollywood Regency Decorative Dishes and Vide-Poche

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Art Glass, Murano Glass, Blown Glass

Archimede Seguso Murano Pink White Opal Italian Art Glass Ring Dish Bowl
By Archimede Seguso
Located in Kissimmee, FL
Beautiful Murano handblown white opalescent and pink Italian art glass dish. Documented to designer
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Decorative Dishes and Vide-P...

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Glass, Art Glass, Blown Glass, Murano Glass, Opaline Glass

Archimede Seguso Murano Blue Gold Flecks Italian Art Glass Seashell Ring Dish
By Archimede Seguso
Located in Kissimmee, FL
Beautiful vintage Murano hand blown cobalt blue and gold flecks Italian art glass seashell dish or
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Decorative Dishes and Vide-P...

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Gold Leaf

Murano White Gold Flecks Italian Art Glass Fish Decorative Ring Dish Bowl
By Alfredo Barbini, Salviati
Located in Kissimmee, FL
. Would make a great candy dish or jewelry / ring dish. Measures 5 1/4” across x 5” high.  
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Decorative Bowls

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Gold Leaf

Murano Purple Gold Flecks Italian Art Glass Bird Decorative Ring Dish Bowl
By Alfredo Barbini, Salviati
Located in Kissimmee, FL
candy dish or jewelry or ring dish. Measures 5 1/2” across x 3 1/2” high.  
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Decorative Bowls

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Gold Leaf

Murano Art Glass Dark Green Amber Purple Blown Glass Catchall Bowl Italy 1960
By Murano 5
Located in Miami, FL
as a ring dish on Top of a Dresser.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Decorative Bowls

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Blown Glass, Murano Glass

Murano Cranberry Bullicante Gold Flecks Italian Art Glass Apple Ring Dish Bowl
By Archimede Seguso, Alfredo Barbini
Located in Kissimmee, FL
ring / jewelry dish on any vanity. Measures: 5 1/4” x 5" x 1 3/4" high.    
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Decorative Bowls

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Gold Leaf

Murano Cranberry Bullicante Gold Flecks Italian Art Glass Apple Ring Dish Bowl
By Archimede Seguso, Alfredo Barbini
Located in Kissimmee, FL
ring / jewelry dish on any vanity. Measures: 5 1/4” x 5" x 2" high.            
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Decorative Bowls

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Gold Leaf

Seguso Murano 1954 Sky Blue Merletto Ribbons Italian Art Glass Ring Dish Bowl
By Archimede Seguso
Located in Kissimmee, FL
on any desk, vanity or side table. Use it as a catchall, candy dish or ring dish. Midcentury era
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Decorative Dishes and Vide-P...

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

Archimede Seguso Murano Opal Pink White Italian Art Glass Apple Ring Dish Bowl
By Archimede Seguso
Located in Kissimmee, FL
Beautiful Murano hand blown opalescent pink and white Italian art glass apple shaped decorative
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Decorative Bowls

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Glass, Art Glass, Blown Glass, Murano Glass, Opaline Glass

Seguso Murano Red Opalescent White Italian Art Glass Flying Bird Ring Bowl Dish
By Archimede Seguso
Located in Kissimmee, FL
Beautiful Murano hand blown red and white opalescent Italian art glass flying bird shaped ring dish
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Decorative Bowls

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Art Glass, Blown Glass, Murano Glass, Opaline Glass, Glass

Archimede Seguso Murano Opal Pink White Italian Art Glass Apple Ring Dish Bowl
By Archimede Seguso
Located in Kissimmee, FL
display piece on any table. Perfect as a ring or jewelry dish on any dresser / vanity. Measures 4 1/2
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Decorative Bowls

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Art Glass, Blown Glass, Murano Glass, Opaline Glass, Glass

Murano Opal Pink Bullicante Gold Flecks Italian Art Glass Pear Ring Dish Bowl
By Alfredo Barbini, Archimede Seguso
Located in Kissimmee, FL
throughout. It has leafs and stem attached to the rim, in gold leaf. Perfect as a ring / jewelry dish on any
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Decorative Bowls

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Gold Leaf

Dino Martens Aureliano Toso Murano Painted Oriente Italian Art Glass Ring Dish
By Aureliano Toso, Dino Martens
Located in Kissimmee, FL
and Aventurine Flecks Art Glass Jewelry or Ring Dish. Documented to designer Dino Martens for
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Decorative Objects

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Blown Glass

Mid-Century Modernist Powder Blue & White Handblown Murano Glass Dish
Located in New York, NY
This Mid-Century Modernist Hand-Blown Murano Glass Dish originates from Italy, Circa 1950. A
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Decorative Dishes and Vide-Poche

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Murano Glass

Murano Pink Black Aventurine Swirl Ribbons Italian Art Glass Decorative Dish
By Dino Martens
Located in Kissimmee, FL
aventurine flecks. Great jewelry / ring dish. Measures almost 5” across.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Decorative Dishes and Vide-P...

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Glass, Art Glass, Blown Glass, Murano Glass

Alfredo Barbini Murano Aventurine Gold-Flecked Italian Art Glass Dish Bowl
By Alfredo Barbini
Located in Kissimmee, FL
. Also has an applied gold leaf ring / handle on the rim. Would make a great jewelry dish.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Decorative Bowls

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Gold Leaf

Cenedese Murano a Canne Ribbons Iridescent Italian Art Glass Seashell Dish
By Cenedese
Located in Kissimmee, FL
purple, pink, and yellow orange ribbons lined in white on both sides. Perfect as a jewelry/ring dish on
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Decorative Dishes and Vide-P...

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Ribbon, Art Glass, Blown Glass, Glass, Murano Glass

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Murano Ring Dish For Sale on 1stDibs

Choose from an assortment of styles, material and more with respect to the murano ring dish you’re looking for at 1stDibs. Frequently made of glass, murano glass and blown glass, every murano ring dish was constructed with great care. There are many kinds of the murano ring dish you’re looking for, from those produced as long ago as the 20th Century to those made as recently as the 21st Century. Each murano ring dish bearing mid-century modern, Art Deco or Art Nouveau hallmarks is very popular. You’ll likely find more than one murano ring dish that is appealing in its simplicity, but Archimede Seguso, Alfredo Barbini and Fratelli Toso produced versions that are worth a look.

How Much is a Murano Ring Dish?

A murano ring dish can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price 1stDibs is $500, while the lowest priced sells for $128 and the highest can go for as much as $17,315.

A Close Look at mid-century-modern Furniture

Organically shaped, clean-lined and elegantly simple are three terms that well describe vintage mid-century modern furniture. The style, which emerged primarily in the years following World War II, is characterized by pieces that were conceived and made in an energetic, optimistic spirit by creators who believed that good design was an essential part of good living.

ORIGINS OF MID-CENTURY MODERN FURNITURE DESIGN

CHARACTERISTICS OF MID-CENTURY MODERN FURNITURE DESIGN

MID-CENTURY MODERN FURNITURE DESIGNERS TO KNOW

ICONIC MID-CENTURY MODERN FURNITURE DESIGNS

VINTAGE MID-CENTURY MODERN FURNITURE ON 1STDIBS

The mid-century modern era saw leagues of postwar American architects and designers animated by new ideas and new technology. The lean, functionalist International-style architecture of Le Corbusier and Bauhaus eminences Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Walter Gropius had been promoted in the United States during the 1930s by Philip Johnson and others. New building techniques, such as “post-and-beam” construction, allowed the International-style schemes to be realized on a small scale in open-plan houses with long walls of glass.

Materials developed for wartime use became available for domestic goods and were incorporated into mid-century modern furniture designs. Charles and Ray Eames and Eero Saarinen, who had experimented extensively with molded plywood, eagerly embraced fiberglass for pieces such as the La Chaise and the Womb chair, respectively. 

Architect, writer and designer George Nelson created with his team shades for the Bubble lamp using a new translucent polymer skin and, as design director at Herman Miller, recruited the Eameses, Alexander Girard and others for projects at the legendary Michigan furniture manufacturer

Harry Bertoia and Isamu Noguchi devised chairs and tables built of wire mesh and wire struts. Materials were repurposed too: The Danish-born designer Jens Risom created a line of chairs using surplus parachute straps for webbed seats and backrests.

The Risom lounge chair was among the first pieces of furniture commissioned and produced by celebrated manufacturer Knoll, a chief influencer in the rise of modern design in the United States, thanks to the work of Florence Knoll, the pioneering architect and designer who made the firm a leader in its field. The seating that Knoll created for office spaces — as well as pieces designed by Florence initially for commercial clients — soon became desirable for the home.

As the demand for casual, uncluttered furnishings grew, more mid-century furniture designers caught the spirit.

Classically oriented creators such as Edward Wormley, house designer for Dunbar Inc., offered such pieces as the sinuous Listen to Me chaise; the British expatriate T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings switched gears, creating items such as the tiered, biomorphic Mesa table. There were Young Turks such as Paul McCobb, who designed holistic groups of sleek, blond wood furniture, and Milo Baughman, who espoused a West Coast aesthetic in minimalist teak dining tables and lushly upholstered chairs and sofas with angular steel frames.

Generations turn over, and mid-century modern remains arguably the most popular style going. As the collection of vintage mid-century modern chairs, dressers, coffee tables and other furniture for the living room, dining room, bedroom and elsewhere on 1stDibs demonstrates, this period saw one of the most delightful and dramatic flowerings of creativity in design history.

Finding the Right bowls-baskets for You

As decorative objects in your space, antique, new and vintage bowls and baskets make for a versatile addition to any corner of your living room, dining room or the console table in your foyer or entryway. Whether they’re positioned as a focal point for the family dining table or an accent on the shelving in your home office, or perhaps you’re just endeavoring to add minimalist ceramics throughout your home, an alluring art-glass centerpiece bowl or antique rustic fisherman’s basket is an easy way to elevate high-trafficked areas of your apartment or house.

Aside from the obvious functionality that a decorative bowl or basket brings to your kitchen, displaying such items behind the glass doors of a vintage storage cabinet or on your open kitchen shelving allows you to add a touch of personality and flair to the space, particularly if you’re accustomed to serving cocktails while you cook or if the kitchen is a common area for gathering and unpacking the events of the day.

As your bookcase is so much more than a place to, well, store books, adding a decorative bowl or basket — a mid-century modern work or an Art Nouveau–-era piece designed by French art-glass makers Daum — to the space where you keep your art monographs and coveted first editions can draw attention to your treasured library.

For the tranquil California coastal-style interiors you’ve worked so hard to create, fill a hand-carved wooden bowl on your console table with glass fishing floats or seashells, while a tall woven vessel by your front door can be populated with leafy green plants.

For anywhere and everywhere in your home, find a wide variety of antique or modern decorative baskets and bowls on 1stDibs today.