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Mid Century Italian? Glass Bowl, Unusual Shape, Gorgeous Yellow

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swfinluv1's loves636 of 3309LOETZ CANDIA PAPILLON COLLECTION, CIRCA 1899 TO 1930Flame and Glo Penco hand blown glass
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    Posted 3 years ago

    Budek
    (299 items)

    Hello Again,
    I bought this yesterday as well, at the same sale where I found the little Chinese cup that I posted moments ago.
    This is one beautiful piece of glass. My guess is that it's Italian, and of a mid century vintage, but I'm not sure.
    The shape is unusual, shell like,.....it comes up over itself, almost like the opening of a shell,..... is it a bowl?, or an ashtray?( if it is an ashtray, there's no evidence that it was ever used as one ). The woman who owned it had an amazing collection of beautiful items, the sale was even advertised with the title " Beautiful Things ", so I'm thinking that she purchased this for the quality of it's loveliness.
    Any guesses as to the origin of it welcome. Maybe someone has seen this shape before?, any information, looks and loves welcome!!
    Thank You, Tony.

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    1. nutsabotas6 nutsabotas6, 3 years ago
      Too pretty for an ashtray. I would use it for candies. :)
    2. racer4four racer4four, 3 years ago
      I agree, likely from Murano. A beautiful, apparently simple, but highly refined bit of glass making.
    3. Budek Budek, 3 years ago
      Thank You finluv, mike, Kevin, and aura for the looks and loves, much appreciated!
      Thank You to nutsabota6 and racer4four for the loves & kind comments, always welcome, I'm grateful.

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