Origin: Alfredo Barbini, Murano Italy. Form: Decanter Set including decanter, stopper and four (4) wine glasses. Color: Amethyst with Heavy Gilt, Moriage and Enameled Floral. Measurements: Decanter - 14 1/4" high without the stopper, 18 3/8" with and 3 5/8 base diameter.Glasses - 4 7/8" high and 1 5/8" rim diameter. Weight, prepackaged: 1 lb 13.9 oz as a set. Condition: One of the glasses has a repaired foot, well done but a strand of glue crosses the foot.
The balance of the pieces are free of chips, cracks and fleabites. The raised flower petals are all free of damage.The gold is good with a few spots on the decanter and stopper most notable on the foot, neck and the stems of the glasses. The decanter interior is very clean with no mineral deposits or residue from use. The decanter body and wine glass bowls are blown in a royal purple amethyst and fused to hand twisted crystal stems which are gold painted. The stopper and neck are ground to fit and is perfect nearly free of wobble. The decanter foot and two glasses have the original "Made in Italy" red and gold foil label still attached and in excellent condition. This listing is for a Vintage Alfredo Barbini, Murano Raised Floral Decanter and Wine Glasses set, including bottle, stopper and four (4) matching wine glasses in Amethyst with clear stems coated in gold. The design is classic 1960's Italian with Moriage painted gilt and hand painted flowers with raised centers. The pieces blown with finished pontils and fused stems.
The original gold and red "Made in Italy" label is still attached to the foot of two glasses and the decanter. Though other Venetian and Bohemian artisans made similar designs, this set with it's distinct decanter body, wine shape, stem form and designs are undoubtedly vintage Barbini. It's an absolutely stunning set, perfect for display or use.
Pictures are of the item(s) you will receive. The item "Barbini Murano Amethyst Decanter & Wine Glasses Set, Vintage Raised Floral Gold" is in sale since Friday, April 5, 2019. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Glass\Art Glass\Italian".
The seller is "rmags1" and is located in Austin, Minnesota. This item can be shipped worldwide.