Lot 104: MURANO ART GLASS FISH AQUARIUM SCULPTURE
October 23, 2016
Delray Beach, FL, USALive Auction
Description: Experience the tranquil pleasure of a tropical fish aquarium without the need for feeding and maintenance. Beautifully expressing the strong tie between the tiny islands of Venice and the briny lagoon in which they reside, this Murano Glass Aquarium is handmade by Murano glass blowers. Colorful fish, underwater reeds, and decorations are created from glass rods, called murrina, then skillfully embedded (while nearly molten) within the glass tank of this enchanting Murano Glass Aquarium. The result is a masterful illusion of movement made more vibrant and magical in natural light. Signed illegibly but in the style of Barbini ltd 9/15 . Measures approx 11" tall X 13 " wide. Will not ship can refer local shippers.