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SEGUSO VERTI D' ARTE BLACKAMOOR FIGURINE

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Murano Glass4 of 6Alfredo Barbini Murano Bird Of Paradise1930's Barovier Seguso Ferro Murano Blackamoor Figurine 2/2
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    Posted 5 years ago

    Rick55
    (130 items)

    I've been anxiously awaiting the latest member of my blackamoor family which finally arrived today. I'd been looking for one ever since a pair sold at auction in 2009. I was thrilled when this recently came up for auction down in Mexico and was fortunate enough to win it. It was manufactured by Seguso Vetri d'Arte circa 1938 and is constructed of clear bullicante glass and red pasta glass with gold inclusions. It's a nice size measuring a tad over 12" tall. This is part of a series of street musicians which are illustrated in "Art Glass from Murano 1910-1970", Heiremans, pg. 155.

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    1. racer4four racer4four, 5 years ago
      Fantastic. The movement in this figure is so special!
    2. mikelv85 mikelv85, 5 years ago
      What a nice addition to your collection and the candle holder is a knockout too !
    3. Rick55 Rick55, 5 years ago
      Thank you so much for the kind comments Race4four and Mike, and thanks for the loves aghcollect, sklo42, ho2cultcha, surfdub66, vetraio50 and DrFluffy.
    4. Rick55 Rick55, 5 years ago
      Thank you Austrohungaro and Kivatinitz.
    5. inky inky, 5 years ago
      Fantastic!!!...love the clear with red and black...and I can almost hear the music...:-)
    6. Rick55 Rick55, 5 years ago
      Thank you Inky. I too love the colors. I feel that using the clear glass allows the other colors to really pop... An excellent design choice by Seguso.
    7. antiquerose antiquerose, 5 years ago
      One word -- SUPERB !
    8. Rick55 Rick55, 5 years ago
      Thank you so much Rose, and thanks for the love DoubleD.
    9. renedijkstra, 2 months ago
      congrats well done these are extremely rare

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