Empoli Green Glass Duck Decanter

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About

A hand blown Empoli Verde wine decanter in the shape of a duck inspired by the designs of Gio Ponti for Taddei di Empoli in the early 1950's and produced in the 1960's by Toso Bagnoli specifically for the American market.

Gio Ponti promoted the unique qualities of Empolese glasses in the pages of Domus.

Reference: Stefania Viti Pagni "Gio Ponti and the design for Glass Empolese"

Details

  • Date of Manufacture
    1963
  • Period
    1960-1969
  • Materials and Techniques
    Glass
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Dimensions
    12.5 in. H x 5 in. W x 9 in. D
    32 cm H x 13 cm W x 23 cm D
  • Seller Location
    Hingham, MA
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU88669493721
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