Ercole Barovier Tessere ambra vessel for Barovier & Toso, Murano Italy, 1976.

Tessere ambra vessel, made of fused flattened cane segments picked-up with a colourless form to allow further blowing. Originally introduced in 1957, the decorative colourisation emerged from the chemical reaction of silver foil on opal.

Cfr.: In 1974, Ercole Barovier died, and his son Angelo became head of the company. As a tribute to his father, a number of series was re-introduced, in part with the orignal models, in part with new models. Such was the case for the present Tessere ambra vase, model 25570 introduced in 1976. – Modelbooks Barovier & Toso archives, Murano Italy.

Designer: Barovier Ercole (1889-1974)Manufacturer: Barovier & Toso Murano ItalySubject: Tessere ambra vasePeriod: 1976 (model 25570)Dimensions: H.16,5 x 23 cm. (H.6.6 x 9.2 inch)Condition: Excellent conditionSignature: Incised BarovierPrice: 8.500,00  Tags: , , , ,

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