A Pair Of Vintage Alfredo Barbini Murano Glass Pear & Peach Sommerso Bookends. For SaleFor your consideration is this impressive pair of solid Murano sommerso glass bookends in the shape of a pear and a peach.Designed by, Alfredo Barbini.They are both in very fine condition, and arguably the finest example of this set on the market today. The specks throughout the pieces are tiny air bubbles, and the only scratches are at the base, which is appropriate for functional sliding bookends. (See 10th photo)
Everything else if flawless.The can be propped upright, or on their sides.The above photo's are of all sides and angles illuminated by natural filtered sunlight. The last photo is of the bookends illuminated by ultraviolet light to accentuate the luminescent quality of the high quality glass that Murano glassworks are known for.The peach measures 4.5" tall and weighs 4 lbs - 1.1 oz (1846 g)
The pear is 7" tall and weighs 4 lbs - 9.7 oz (2089 g)Combined weight:
8 lbs - 10.8 ounces.
(3935 grams)Worldwide shipping includes tracking/customs number.
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