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Period: 1930s
Art Deco 1930s Abingdon Ceramic Shell Tray Pastel Blue
Located in San Diego, CA
Beautiful and unique antique pastel blue colored decorative tray/dish. The art deco shell-like pattern makes this piece a centerpiece in itself. Great condition. Great addition to yo...
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American Art Deco Vintage 1930s Centerpieces

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Ceramic

Art Deco Golden Dragon Glass Centerpiece or Bowl designed by Josef Inwald, 1930s
Located in Beograd, RS
In this listing you will find a breathtaking Art Deco bowl or large serving plate with 3D Oriental style dragons motif that look they are reaching out of the glass. This beautiful amber glass piece was designed by Josef Inwald for Barolac glass...
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Czech Art Deco Vintage 1930s Centerpieces

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Art Glass

Ceramic Centerpiece from the Karlsruher Majolika. Germany 1930 - 1940
By Karlsruher Majolika
Located in CADALSO, ES
Great condition and colors
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German Art Deco Vintage 1930s Centerpieces

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Ceramic

Violet WMF Art Deco Ikora Glass Cnterpiece from Karl Wiedmann. 1930 - 1940
Located in CADALSO, ES
In more than 30 years we have never seen a WMF Ikora in the color purple. absolute rarity
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German Art Deco Vintage 1930s Centerpieces

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Art Glass

Wonderful French Doré Bronze Cherub Fluted Oval Crystal Gilt Ormolu Centerpiece
Located in Roslyn, NY
Wonderful French dore´ bronze bow and swag footed Cherub Plaques centerpiece with fluted oval crystal insert. In the manner of Baccarat. Measures: 8" W x 6.5" W x 4" H.
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French Belle Époque Vintage 1930s Centerpieces

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Crystal, Bronze

Art Deco Glass, Macassar Wood and Chrome Centerpiece Bowl, France 1930s
Located in Atlanta, GA
This stylish French Art Deco modernist decorative centerpiece or serving bowl features a large round glass bowl with an etched pattern in a lovely transparent smoke gray color. The p...
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French Art Deco Vintage 1930s Centerpieces

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Metal, Chrome

Marble bear, Style: Art deco, Year: 1930, Sign: Fec. E. Beep
Located in Ciudad Autónoma Buenos Aires, C
We have specialized in the sale of Art Deco and Art Nouveau and Vintage styles since 1982. If you have any questions we are at your disposal. Pushing the button that reads 'View All ...
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French Art Nouveau Vintage 1930s Centerpieces

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Marble

Art Deco Wood and Chrome Centerpiece Bowl Decorative Basket, France 1930s
Located in Atlanta, GA
This stylish Art Deco centerpiece, serving bowl, or decorative fruit or bread basket was crafted in France in the 1930s. The wood sides have a large and tall chromed metal handle. Th...
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French Art Deco Vintage 1930s Centerpieces

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Metal, Chrome

Art Deco Aluminum Platter Centerpiece or Tray by Irman France, 1930s
By Irman
Located in Atlanta, GA
This elegant large platter, serving tray, or centerpiece in polished aluminum was designed and crafted by Irman, France, in the 1930s. This is a perfect barware accessory or decorati...
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French Art Deco Vintage 1930s Centerpieces

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Metal, Aluminum

Decorative centerpiece, ice bowl, pink, Art Deco, 1930s, Italy
Located in Wien, AT
Wonderful centerpiece out of pink glass in elaborate design, an original of the Art Deco period, made in the 1930s in Italy. The object is of a special design. The base is round an...
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Italian Art Deco Vintage 1930s Centerpieces

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Glass

Old Dish Large from the DIGOIN-SARREGUEMINES factory White Enameled Faience
Located in Auribeau sur Siagne, FR
Very large 1930 Enameled earthenware dish by DIGOIN-SARREGUEMINES . with the stamp underneath.
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French French Provincial Vintage 1930s Centerpieces

Materials

Earthenware

Murano , 1930, Italian, Style Art Deco
Located in Ciudad Autónoma Buenos Aires, C
Murano We have specialized in the sale of Art Deco and Art Nouveau and Vintage styles since 1982. If you have any questions we are at your disposal. Pushing the button that reads 'Vi...
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Italian Art Deco Vintage 1930s Centerpieces

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Murano Glass

Art Deco Chrome and Macassar Wood Centerpiece Decorative Bowl, France 1930s
By Massabova
Located in Atlanta, GA
This stylish Art Deco centerpiece or decorative bowl was hand-crafted by French silversmith Massabova, Paris, in the 1930s. The round geometric shape has wing handles. The chrome-pla...
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French Art Deco Vintage 1930s Centerpieces

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Crystal, Metal, Chrome

Murano, 1930, Italian, Attributed to Fratelli Toso Technical Avventurina
Located in Ciudad Autónoma Buenos Aires, C
Murano Technical Avventurina : We have specialized in the sale of Art Deco and Art Nouveau and Vintage styles since 1982. If you have any questions we are at your disposal. Pushing ...
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Italian Art Deco Vintage 1930s Centerpieces

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Murano Glass

French Art Deco Modernist Chrome and Macassar Fruit Basket, 1930
Located in Saint-Amans-des-Cots, FR
French Art Deco modernist fruit bowl, circa 1930. Modernism era. In Macassar wood and chromed metal.
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French Art Deco Vintage 1930s Centerpieces

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Chrome

Amaizing Murano, 1930, Italian, Style : Art Deco
Located in Ciudad Autónoma Buenos Aires, C
Murano. We have specialized in the sale of Art Deco and Art Nouveau and Vintage styles since 1982. If you have any questions we are at your disposal. Pushing the button that reads 'V...
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Italian Art Deco Vintage 1930s Centerpieces

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Murano Glass

Old Dish Large from the DIGOIN-SARREGUEMINES factory, White Enameled Faience
Located in Auribeau sur Siagne, FR
Very large 1930 Enameled earthenware dish by DIGOIN-SARREGUEMINES . with the stamp underneath.
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French French Provincial Vintage 1930s Centerpieces

Materials

Earthenware

Large Old Dish from the DIGOIN-SARREGUEMINES factory, White Enameled Faience
Located in Auribeau sur Siagne, FR
Very large 1930 Enameled earthenware dish by DIGOIN-SARREGUEMINES . with the stamp underneath.
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French French Provincial Vintage 1930s Centerpieces

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Ceramic, Earthenware

Art Deco Silver Plate and Etched Glass Centerpiece Bowl, France 1930s
Located in Atlanta, GA
This stylish French Art Deco centerpiece or decorative bowl features a tall pedestal shape in silver plate metal with engraving and large geometric handles. The insert bowl is in tra...
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French Art Deco Vintage 1930s Centerpieces

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Metal, Silver Plate

Amaizing Murano, Black and red color, 1930, Italian
Located in Ciudad Autónoma Buenos Aires, C
Murano. We have specialized in the sale of Art Deco and Art Nouveau and Vintage styles since 1982. If you have any questions we are at your disposal. Pushing the button that reads '...
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Italian Art Deco Vintage 1930s Centerpieces

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Murano Glass

French Art Deco Terra Cotta Swallows Centerpiece, 1930s
Located in Saint-Amans-des-Cots, FR
French Art Deco terracotta sculpture, France, 1930s. Centerpiece with swallows. Terracotta and glass. Measures: Width: 17.3"(44cm), Height: 9"(23cm), Depth: 10"(25.5cm). Few traces o...
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French Art Deco Vintage 1930s Centerpieces

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Terracotta, Glass

Jean Luce Art Deco Mirrored Glass Tray, Platter or Centerpiece, 1930s
Located in Atlanta, GA
French designer Jean Luce (1895 - 1964) created this lovely Art Deco mirrored tray, centerpiece, or platter. The extra thick mirror glass slab has a square shape with a reverse carve...
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French Art Deco Vintage 1930s Centerpieces

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Glass, Mirror

Edwardian Style Sterling Silver-Mounted Wheel-Cut Glass Centerpiece Bowl
Located in New York, NY
Edwardian-style, sterling silver-mounted wheel cut glass centerpiece bowl, Sheffield Silver Company, Brooklyn, New York, Ca. 1930's-1940's. Glass is beautifully wheel cut with leaves...
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American Edwardian Vintage 1930s Centerpieces

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Sterling Silver

Firma Svenskt Tenn (Sweden, 1924), A Pewter Vase, Stockholm 1934
Located in Hønefoss, 30
Firma Svenkt Tenn, a pewter vase, Stockholm 1934. Stamped with angel mark, Stockholm H8. Height 20 cm Wear due to age and use. Scratches. Rim chip
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Swedish Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1930s Centerpieces

Materials

Pewter

Art Deco French Opaline Epergne
Located in Miami, FL
All glass, 2 pieces.
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French Vintage 1930s Centerpieces

Materials

Opaline Glass

Silver Plated Display Bowl Or Centrepiece Attributed to Jean Puiforcat, 1930s
Located in Zwijndrecht, Antwerp
Beautiful Art Deco centerpiece or display bowl in silver metal on a round base of rosewood veneer. France circa 1930's. In the manner of french silversmith Jean Puiforcat, but this p...
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French Art Deco Vintage 1930s Centerpieces

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Silver Plate

Lalique center piece in Art Deco glass circa 1930 signed
Located in Rio De Janeiro, RJ
Incredible original from 1930 center piece in glass signed Lalique in the base.
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French Art Deco Vintage 1930s Centerpieces

Materials

Art Glass

René Lalique - Pair of Candlesticks and Bowl Ricquewihr Glass with Sepia Patina
Located in Boulogne Billancourt, FR
Pair of Candlesticks "Ricquewihr" made in glass with sepia patinated by René Lalique made in 1934. Acid-stamped signature. Perfect condition. diameter: 13 cm Félix Marcilhac, René...
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European Art Deco Vintage 1930s Centerpieces

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Art Glass

Art Deco Silver Plate and Etched Glass Centerpiece Bowl, 1930s
Located in Atlanta, GA
French silversmith SFAM, Paris (Société Francaise d'Alliages et de Métaux) designed this stunning Art Deco centerpiece or serving bowl. The tall pedestal shape is silver-plated metal...
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French Art Deco Vintage 1930s Centerpieces

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Metal, Silver Plate

Murano, 1930, Italian, Attributed to Carlo Scarpa, Technique: Bullicante
Located in Ciudad Autónoma Buenos Aires, C
Murano Technical Bullicante Attributed to Carlo Scarpa We have specialized in the sale of Art Deco and Art Nouveau and Vintage styles since 1982. If you have any questions we are at...
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Italian Art Deco Vintage 1930s Centerpieces

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Murano Glass

Gio Ponti for Nino Ferrari Copper Vase, Italy, 1930s
Located in Milan, IT
Beautiful copper vase designed by Gio Ponti and executed by Nino Ferrari for Casa & Giardino, Italy, 1930s.
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Italian Art Deco Vintage 1930s Centerpieces

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Copper

Murano, 1930, Italian. , Technique: Bullicante Attributed to Carlo Scarpa
Located in Ciudad Autónoma Buenos Aires, C
Murano Technical Bullicante Attributed to Carlo Scarpa We have specialized in the sale of Art Deco and Art Nouveau and Vintage styles since 1982. If you have any questions we are at...
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Italian Art Deco Vintage 1930s Centerpieces

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Murano Glass

Ceramic Art Deco
Located in Ciudad Autónoma Buenos Aires, C
Ceramic We have specialized in the sale of Art Deco and Art Nouveau and Vintage styles since 1982. If you have any questions we are at your disposal. Pushing the button that reads ...
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German Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1930s Centerpieces

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Ceramic

Art Deco Macassar Wood Chrome Centerpiece Bowl Basket
Located in Atlanta, GA
This French Art Deco centerpiece, serving bowl, or decorative fruit or bread basket features a Macassar wood handle ornate with chromed metal beads. Each side is made of Macassar woo...
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French Art Deco Vintage 1930s Centerpieces

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Metal, Chrome

Fine French Art Deco Centerpiece by Luc Lanel for Christofle
Located in Long Island City, NY
Luc Lanel (1893-1965) for Christofle: A fine French Art Deco round silver-plated centerpiece / fruit bowl. Commonly assigned to the first class dining room of the SS Normandie. Si...
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French Art Deco Vintage 1930s Centerpieces

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Silver Plate

Daum Nancy France 1930s Amber Glass Crystal Vase 4.25kg
By Daum
Located in Torquay, GB
Art Deco Amber glass crystal vase by Daum Nancy France. Spectacular thick walled amber glass vase. Large sized, ideal for flowers or as a decorative...
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French Art Deco Vintage 1930s Centerpieces

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Glass

Fine French Art Deco Silver Plated Centerpiece by Puiforcat
Located in Long Island City, NY
Jean-Emile Puiforcat : A fine French Art Deco silver plated bowl / centerpiece with glass details. Signed.
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French Art Deco Vintage 1930s Centerpieces

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Silver

Normandie Fruit Bowl by Luc Lanel for Christofle, 1930s
Located in Bochum, NRW
Luc Lanel (1893-1965) for Christofle. Fruit coupe decor "Normandie". Large fruit circular bowl in silvered metal, resting on a pedestal surmounted by four spheres connected to a ...
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French Art Deco Vintage 1930s Centerpieces

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Silver Plate

Gio Ponti for Nino Ferrari Large Hammered Copper Vase, Italy, 1930s
Located in Milan, IT
Beautiful hammered copper vase designed by Gio Ponti and executed by Nino Ferrari for Casa & Giardino, Italy, 1930s.
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Italian Art Deco Vintage 1930s Centerpieces

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Copper

Art Deco Macassar Wood and Glass Centerpiece Bowl, France 1930s
Located in Atlanta, GA
This stylish French Art Deco modernist centerpiece or bowl features a large round molded glass bowl with a swirled pattern in a lovely transparent burnt orange tone. The pedestal bas...
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French Art Deco Vintage 1930s Centerpieces

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Metal, Chrome

Glass Tray in Cool Art Deco from the, 1920s - 1930s
Located in Knivsta, SE
A glass tray in very cool Art Deco from the 1920s - 1930s. Made in painted glass with a frame in walnut and colored aluminium. Slightly discolored painting...
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European Art Deco Vintage 1930s Centerpieces

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Aluminum

Murano, 1930, Italian, Attributed to Fratelli Toso Technical Avventurina
Located in Ciudad Autónoma Buenos Aires, C
Murano Technical Avventurina : We have specialized in the sale of Art Deco and Art Nouveau and Vintage styles since 1982. If you have any questions we are at your disposal. Pushing the button that reads 'View All From Seller'. And you can see more objects to the style for sale.  Fratelli Toso, Venice One of the oldest glass factories established in Murano, Fratelli Toso was founded in 1854 by six brothers who loved the art of glassmaking. With over 150 years of experience in the field, the Toso family improved their techniques and nowadays are one of the top award-winning manufacturers of Murano glass. Technical Avventurina : Avventurina is a Murano glass-making technique developed on Murano island in the 17th century. I was first mentioned in a document dating from 1614 as "a kind of stone with gilt stars inside", at which point it already mesmerized people with the unusual and attractive look. The technique owes its name to the fact that its discovery happened by chance thanks to a lucky coincidence, when a glass artisan is said to have accidentally dropped some metal shavings into the glass mixture. Italians say it happened "all'avventura", which in Italian means "by chance". The first documented recipe for the technique dates from 1644, when Murano master glassmaker Giovanni Darduin described how Avventurina glass should be created. The recipe involves adding various metal oxides such as copper and iron to the hot glass mixture, which will cause tiny particles of the metals to crystallize as the glass mixture cools off. Complicating the process, for such crystallization to occur the furnace had to get fully extinguished, and the metal particles would slowly separate from the glass base over a few days during the natural cooling of the glass. This was a very difficult process from a logistical perspective, since every time a glass furnace got extinguished it caused work to be paused, and re-igniting it was quite a big process, as it took time to fully heat it to the desired temperature. As industrial revolution set foot on Murano in the nineteenth century, the process got a remake. Large volumes of fine Avventurina paste were made and then skillfully stretched into glass canes, which were then re-melted for jewelry-making under a small flame, or for glass blowing. This Avventurina paste received worldwide acclaim and re-ignited the fame of Murano Glass workshops due to its use in Salviati mosaics...
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Italian Art Deco Vintage 1930s Centerpieces

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Murano Glass

Murano, 1930, Italian. Attributed to Carlo Scarpa
Located in Ciudad Autónoma Buenos Aires, C
Murano Attributed to Carlo Scarpa We have specialized in the sale of Art Deco and Art Nouveau and Vintage styles since 1982. If you have any questions we are at your disposal. Pushi...
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Italian Art Deco Vintage 1930s Centerpieces

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Murano Glass

Art Deco Cubist Vide-Poche / Centerpiece, France, 1930s
Located in Firenze, IT
Art Deco centerpiece / vide poche France 1930- 1940 glass, wood, metal Measures: 11 cm H 44.5 x 18 cm Conditions: Very good consistent with age and use. Barely visible...
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French Art Deco Vintage 1930s Centerpieces

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Metal

Murano and Gold, Italian, Attributed to Barovier & Toso 1950
Located in Ciudad Autónoma Buenos Aires, C
Murano We have specialized in the sale of Art Deco and Art Nouveau and Vintage styles since 1982. If you have any questions we are at your disposal. Pushing the button that reads 'V...
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Italian Art Deco Vintage 1930s Centerpieces

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Gold

Art Deco Orange Scaled Glass Centerpiece, France, 1930s
Located in Firenze, IT
Art Deco orange scaled centerpiece / bowl France 1930- 1940 glass, wood, stone measures: 14.5 cm height x 32 cm diameter. Conditions: Excellent consistent with age and use.
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French Art Deco Vintage 1930s Centerpieces

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Metal

Moser vase in Amber glass vase decorated Floral ornaments Silver Leaf
Located in Verviers, BE
Moser vase in Amber glass (Bohemian) vase decorated with hand Applied Floral ornaments, gilt trims pattern one the glass. We prefer to sell our items in 'uncleaned' condition so tha...
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Czech Art Deco Vintage 1930s Centerpieces

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Silver Leaf

Murano and gold, Italian, Attributed to, Seguso Barovier, 1930
Located in Ciudad Autónoma Buenos Aires, C
Murano We have specialized in the sale of Art Deco and Art Nouveau and Vintage styles since 1982. If you have any questions we are at your disposal. Pushing the button that reads 'View All From Seller'. And you can see more objects to the style for sale. The history of "Seguso Vetri D' Arte" is directly linked to the "Vetreria Artistica­ Barovier" company. When the Barovier workshop was forced to reduce production in 1929, due to a financial crisis in America, the original group of ten partners had to separate and Antonio Seguso in 1931, assisted by his sons Ernesto and Archimede opened a small workshop of his own. They were joined by Luigi Olimpio Ferro and Napoleone Barovier the following year. Together the craftsmen establish the "Artistica Soffieria e Vetreria Barovier Seguso & Ferro" company as equal partners. In 1934 Flavio Poli joins the firm as artistic director and within only a brief period of time a distinct style of designs emerged. The close collaboration between Flavio Poli, Archimede Seguso and Alfredo Barbini played an important part in the success of the company. New glass techniques are developed which include never before seen color applications. The companies innovative designs constantly received awards and during the 1935 World Fair in Brussels and the 1936 Milan Triennale they did attract the interest of a new group of clientele. One of them is the French wholesale company "Veronese" from Paris which would play a defining role in the history of the company. The demand for an increase in production requires additional investments and the partners felt that there is a need to multiply their investment tenfold. Luigi Olimpio Ferro subsequently decided to withdraw from the company and his shares are acquired by Flavio Poli, which makes him a full partner. As a result, the company name is changed to Seguso Vetri D’ Arte and it is officially recognized in 1937. A period of great success and prosperity ensues, lasting until the outbreak of World War II. The post ­war period is a time of great change in Europe and the rebuilding of the economical structure in Italy requires major investments which result in the introduction of new import duties and taxes. To safeguard the copyright of the Seguso Vetri D'Arte designs an application for a second entry into the commercial registers of Venice is made by the partners in 1945. Strict export regulations curb international business relations for many years after the war and the company decides to focus on the domestic market instead. In 1946 a large retail location is opened at the Piazza Diaz in Milan where in addition to the art glass, German porcelain and Italian pottery is offered. In 1950 Flavio Poli develops a new sommerso glass technique, which consists of an overlaying of transparent layers of glass. The overlapping creates new shades of color which prior to the introduction of this technique had not been seen. Flavio Poli's most iconic design is the "Valve", which resembles an upright, slightly opened clam shell. The design was introduced in 1951. Mario Pinzoni joins the company in 1953 as a personal assistant to Flavio Poli and his responsibilities as a draftsman included the compilation of archival and the existing production drawing s...
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Italian Art Deco Vintage 1930s Centerpieces

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Gold

Murano with Bubbles, Iridescent, 1920, Italian
Located in Ciudad Autónoma Buenos Aires, C
Murano with bubbles, iridescent We have specialized in the sale of Art Deco and Art Nouveau and Vintage styles since 1982. If you have any questions we are at your disposal. Pushing ...
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Italian Art Deco Vintage 1930s Centerpieces

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Murano Glass

Murano 1930, Italian, Technical Avventurina
Located in Ciudad Autónoma Buenos Aires, C
Murano. With silver applications. We have specialized in the sale of Art Deco and Art Nouveau and Vintage styles since 1982. If you have any questions we are at your disposal. Pushing the button that reads 'View All From Seller'. And you can see more objects to the style for sale. Technical Avventurina : Avventurina is a Murano glass-making technique developed on Murano island in the 17th century. I was first mentioned in a document dating from 1614 as "a kind of stone with gilt stars inside", at which point it already mesmerized people with the unusual and attractive look. The technique owes its name to the fact that its discovery happened by chance thanks to a lucky coincidence, when a glass artisan is said to have accidentally dropped some metal shavings into the glass mixture. Italians say it happened "all'avventura", which in Italian means "by chance". The first documented recipe for the technique dates from 1644, when Murano master glassmaker Giovanni Darduin described how Avventurina glass should be created. The recipe involves adding various metal oxides such as copper and iron to the hot glass mixture, which will cause tiny particles of the metals to crystallize as the glass mixture cools off. Complicating the process, for such crystallization to occur the furnace had to get fully extinguished, and the metal particles would slowly separate from the glass base over a few days during the natural cooling of the glass. This was a very difficult process from a logistical perspective, since every time a glass furnace got extinguished it caused work to be paused, and re-igniting it was quite a big process, as it took time to fully heat it to the desired temperature. As industrial revolution set foot on Murano in the nineteenth century, the process got a remake. Large volumes of fine Avventurina paste were made and then skillfully stretched into glass canes, which were then re-melted for jewelry-making under a small flame, or for glass blowing. This Avventurina paste received worldwide acclaim and re-ignited the fame of Murano Glass workshops due to its use in Salviati mosaics...
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Italian Art Deco Vintage 1930s Centerpieces

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Silver, Gold

Catalan Yellow Blown Glass Vase, circa 1930
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Catalan yellow blown glass vase, circa 1920 Manufactured in Spain. In original condition, with minor wear consistent of age and use, prese...
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Spanish Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1930s Centerpieces

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Glass

Murano, 1930, Italian, Attributed to Fratelli Toso Technical Avventurina
Located in Ciudad Autónoma Buenos Aires, C
Murano Technical Avventurina : We have specialized in the sale of Art Deco and Art Nouveau and Vintage styles since 1982. If you have any questions we are at your disposal. Pushing the button that reads 'View All From Seller'. And you can see more objects to the style for sale.   Fratelli Toso, Venice One of the oldest glass factories established in Murano, Fratelli Toso was founded in 1854 by six brothers who loved the art of glassmaking. With over 150 years of experience in the field, the Toso family improved their techniques and nowadays are one of the top award-winning manufacturers of Murano glass. Technical Avventurina : Avventurina is a Murano glass-making technique developed on Murano island in the 17th century. I was first mentioned in a document dating from 1614 as "a kind of stone with gilt stars inside", at which point it already mesmerized people with the unusual and attractive look. The technique owes its name to the fact that its discovery happened by chance thanks to a lucky coincidence, when a glass artisan is said to have accidentally dropped some metal shavings into the glass mixture. Italians say it happened "all'avventura", which in Italian means "by chance". The first documented recipe for the technique dates from 1644, when Murano master glassmaker Giovanni Darduin described how Avventurina glass should be created. The recipe involves adding various metal oxides such as copper and iron to the hot glass mixture, which will cause tiny particles of the metals to crystallize as the glass mixture cools off. Complicating the process, for such crystallization to occur the furnace had to get fully extinguished, and the metal particles would slowly separate from the glass base over a few days during the natural cooling of the glass. This was a very difficult process from a logistical perspective, since every time a glass furnace got extinguished it caused work to be paused, and re-igniting it was quite a big process, as it took time to fully heat it to the desired temperature. As industrial revolution set foot on Murano in the nineteenth century, the process got a remake. Large volumes of fine Avventurina paste were made and then skillfully stretched into glass canes, which were then re-melted for jewelry-making under a small flame, or for glass blowing. This Avventurina paste received worldwide acclaim and re-ignited the fame of Murano Glass workshops due to its use in Salviati mosaics...
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Italian Art Deco Vintage 1930s Centerpieces

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Murano Glass

Murano, 1930, Italian, Attributed to Paolo Venini-Seguso
Located in Ciudad Autónoma Buenos Aires, C
Murano We have specialized in the sale of Art Deco and Art Nouveau and Vintage styles since 1982. If you have any questions we are at your disposal. Pushing the button that reads 'View All From Seller'. And you can see more objects to the style for sale. Attributed to Venini Early life and education Venini was born in the town of Cusano near Milan, Italy. After serving in the Royal Italian Army in World War I, he trained as a lawyer[2] and began his practice in Milan. He soon developed an acquaintance with Giacomo Cappellin, a native of Venice who owned a Milan antiques...
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Italian Art Deco Vintage 1930s Centerpieces

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Murano Glass

Murano, 1930, Italian, Attributed to Paolo Venini-Seguso
Located in Ciudad Autónoma Buenos Aires, C
Murano We have specialized in the sale of Art Deco and Art Nouveau and Vintage styles since 1982. If you have any questions we are at your disposal. Pushing the button that reads 'View All From Seller'. And you can see more objects to the style for sale. Attributed to Venini Early life and education Venini was born in the town of Cusano near Milan, Italy. After serving in the Royal Italian Army in World War I, he trained as a lawyer and began his practice in Milan. He soon developed an acquaintance with Giacomo Cappellin, a native of Venice who owned a Milan antiques...
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Italian Art Deco Vintage 1930s Centerpieces

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Murano Glass

Murano, Italian, Attributed to, Seguso, 1930
Located in Ciudad Autónoma Buenos Aires, C
Murano We have specialized in the sale of Art Deco and Art Nouveau and Vintage styles since 1982. If you have any questions we are at your disposal. Pushing the button that reads 'View All From Seller'. And you can see more objects to the style for sale. The history of "Seguso Vetri D' Arte" is directly linked to the "Vetreria Artistica­ Barovier" company. When the Barovier workshop was forced to reduce production in 1929, due to a financial crisis in America, the original group of ten partners had to separate and Antonio Seguso in 1931, assisted by his sons Ernesto and Archimede opened a small workshop of his own. They were joined by Luigi Olimpio Ferro and Napoleone Barovier the following year. Together the craftsmen establish the "Artistica Soffieria e Vetreria Barovier Seguso & Ferro" company as equal partners. In 1934 Flavio Poli joins the firm as artistic director and within only a brief period of time a distinct style of designs emerged. The close collaboration between Flavio Poli, Archimede Seguso and Alfredo Barbini played an important part in the success of the company. New glass techniques are developed which include never before seen color applications. The companies innovative designs constantly received awards and during the 1935 World Fair in Brussels and the 1936 Milan Triennale they did attract the interest of a new group of clientele. One of them is the French wholesale company "Veronese" from Paris which would play a defining role in the history of the company. The demand for an increase in production requires additional investments and the partners felt that there is a need to multiply their investment tenfold. Luigi Olimpio Ferro subsequently decided to withdraw from the company and his shares are acquired by Flavio Poli, which makes him a full partner. As a result, the company name is changed to Seguso Vetri D’ Arte and it is officially recognized in 1937. A period of great success and prosperity ensues, lasting until the outbreak of World War II. The post ­war period is a time of great change in Europe and the rebuilding of the economical structure in Italy requires major investments which result in the introduction of new import duties and taxes. To safeguard the copyright of the Seguso Vetri D'Arte designs an application for a second entry into the commercial registers of Venice is made by the partners in 1945. Strict export regulations curb international business relations for many years after the war and the company decides to focus on the domestic market instead. In 1946 a large retail location is opened at the Piazza Diaz in Milan where in addition to the art glass, German porcelain and Italian pottery is offered. In 1950 Flavio Poli develops a new sommerso glass technique, which consists of an overlaying of transparent layers of glass. The overlapping creates new shades of color which prior to the introduction of this technique had not been seen. Flavio Poli's most iconic design is the "Valve", which resembles an upright, slightly opened clam shell. The design was introduced in 1951. Mario Pinzoni joins the company in 1953 as a personal assistant to Flavio Poli and his responsibilities as a draftsman included the compilation of archival and the existing production drawing s...
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Italian Art Deco Vintage 1930s Centerpieces

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Murano Glass

Art Deco Etched Crystal Centerpiece Decorative Bowl, France 1930s
Located in Atlanta, GA
This impressive sculptural Art Deco crystal centerpiece, or decorative bowl, was hand-crafted in France in the 1930s. The modernist streamlined rectangular shape boasts a deep geometric etching...
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French Art Deco Vintage 1930s Centerpieces

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Crystal

1930, Italian Murano, Medida
Located in Ciudad Autónoma Buenos Aires, C
Murano We have specialized in the sale of Art Deco and Art Nouveau and Vintage styles since 1982. If you have any questions we are at your disposal. Pushing the button that reads 'Vi...
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Italian Art Deco Vintage 1930s Centerpieces

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Murano Glass

Murano with gold, 1930, Italian, Attributed to Fratelli Toso
Located in Ciudad Autónoma Buenos Aires, C
Murano We have specialized in the sale of Art Deco and Art Nouveau and Vintage styles since 1982. If you have any questions we are at your disposal. Pushing the button that reads 'V...
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Italian Art Deco Vintage 1930s Centerpieces

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Gold

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