Vintage Italian Murano Art Glass Macchia Bowl, Likely by Cenedese

Category Pottery & Glass Decorative Cookware, Dinnerware & Serveware Bowls

Current price $175.00

Buy It Now price $227.50

Listing type Chinese

Location Alexandria, Virginia 223** US

Quantity sold 0

Quantity available 1

Bids 0

Seller sleepingswan (157)

Seller rating 100% positive feedback

Origin Murano

Occasion All Occasions

Material Glass

Item Length 7 in

Vintage Yes

Brand Murano

Type Bowl

Original/Licensed Reproduction Original

Era Unknown

Item Height 3.75 in

Style Mid-Century Modern

Theme Macchia

Features Decorative

Production Style Art Glass

Production Technique Hand Blown Glass

Country/Region Of Manufacture Italy

Handmade Yes

Item Weight 3 lb 10 oz

Item Width 7 in

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2022 HOLIDAY SEASON SPECIAL
30% STARTING PRICE REDUCTION FROM $250.00 TO $175.00
EXPIRES WHEN LISTING ENDS
VINTAGE ITALIAN MURANO ART GLASS MACCHIA BOWL, POSSIBLY BY CENEDESE
Please read the descriptions carefully, and reference all images for inspection and description verification. Our knowledge on art glass is increasing, though is limited. We are dependent upon found documentation and images, as well as information (often from what collector’s share) on the Internet. We will do our best to answer questions, and provide additional photographs.
SOME HISTORY:
This lovely art glass bowl is from my late parent’s private collection that was bequeathed to me a few years ago. They were passionate collectors for over 50 years, and collected art glass of various artists from around the world. We are selling due to downsizing. Our wish is to find new homes where my family's treasured objects will be given a new life and bring enjoyment to others.
DESCRIPTION:
We learned sometime ago from a professional that this is a Murano ‘macchia’ art glass bowl, and likely created by Cenedese. Macchia translation is stain in English. We are uncertain as to its exact era, but based on the rest of the collection our best guess would be mid-century.
The bowl is a pleasing translucent cobalt blue. It is internally decorated with a claret color abstract cosmological shape that spreads outward from its center at the base of the bowl. Underneath the bowl is a label that reads Genuine Venetian Glass, Made in Murano, Italy.
Please note: I have a color vision deficiency condition, so please reference the pictures for personal determination. I do my best (with husband’s input) to identify and capture the color as close as possible in the images. Though, please keep in mind that display monitors can vary greatly.
Thus far, no original box or documentation was found for this decorative bowl. If anything is found, we will respectfully pass it forward at our expense.
MEASUREMENTS AND WEIGHTS WILL BE CLOSE, BUT MAY NOT BE EXACT.
* Bowl Length: 7.00 inches
* Bowl Width: 7.00 inches
* Bowl Height: 3.75 inches
* Bowl Weight: 3 pounds, 10 ounces
CONDITION:
All items are in the condition in which they were found. Please keep in mind that handmade artwork may have flaws that occurred during its creation. Also, vintage items are normally used, and may show signs of wear that is consistent with its age and use. We will do our best to thoroughly inspect and relay our findings. Please inquire if there is anything we may have overlooked.
This item appears to be in good vintage condition. It does have a few scratches and flea bites that could be polished by a professional if desired. We also felt a flat spot. It wasn't something we visually noticed, and honestly do not know how to determine if it was done during its formation or was once repaired. We did our best to capture the more noticeable flaws, and have pointed them out in the photographs. Regardless of imperfections, it remains to be a very attractive bowl.
All art glass in our family collection was used for display purposes only. We feel pictures often speak louder than words. Please review the photographs for personal determination of condition before bidding. Thank you.
OFFERS:
We only consider offers when an item is listed with the Best or Make Offer option.
Respectfully, we will only consider, negotiate, and respond to reasonable offers.
RETURN POLICY:
Returns are only accepted if we grossly incorrectly described the item. We strive for this to never happen. If it should, returns must be requested within two business days of receipt. We would want to promptly resolve any errors made on our part. Return items must be carefully repacked, and fully insured for its return shipping. Once we confirm receipt of the item in the same condition as shipped by us, we will respectfully and promptly refund your money.
PAYMENT:
We accept eBay's default electronic payment methods only.
If scheduling a local area pickup, then eBay's electronic payment upon pickup is fine should paying in advance for local area pickup pose any concerns.
Please communicate with us if you are unable to pay within four days, so we can modify our auto unpaid item assistant preferences.
LOCAL AREA PICKUP OPTION:
We will respectfully provide you ample time to thoroughly inspect the item.
Everyone's health and safety must be mutually respected. We will courteously wear a mask, and require you to do the same. Being payment is electronic via eBay, the financial transaction will be contactless.
If possible, please be sure to provide the QR code you will receive via email from eBay, so we can scan it. It is a quick, simple, and contactless process. Otherwise, it will be necessary for you to sign an invoice/receipt during pickup.
SHIPMENT AND PACKAGING:
This art glass collectible will be given the utmost care in packing. I was very fortunate to receive detailed instruction on packing fragile items from my parents, which I have in turn passed on to my husband. Both of our feedback can attest to the care we give in packing all items to help ensure they are delivered undamaged.
The bowl will be shipped USPS Priority Mail within the USA only. At times we utilize pickup options, which may delay shipment by one day. As a courtesy we provide insurance in the event of loss or damage to your item(s) during shipping.
Please contact us immediately should an item arrive damaged, and save everything for incident reporting and claim filing.
AN IMPORTANT TIP PASSED ON TO ME: In extreme cold or hot weather conditions, please allow the package to reach room temperature before opening to avoid possible stress damage.
_Thank you for visiting. _
_Sleepingswan_

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