Murano glass pigeon designed in 1970s by Antonio Da Ros, who was artistic director for Gino Cenedese's glass-factory at the time.
The glass bird is blown and shows a triple circle of murrinas along the mid-line. The glass changes color according to different type of light (Alexandrite glass): from light blue to purple.
The item is signed on the bottom and also wears an original label from the factory.
Certificate with references included.
W.7¾"; H.6½"; D. 4½"
References (from the same collection):
-MURANO GLASS THEMES AND VARIATIONS (1910 – 1970) – Marc Heiremans, ARNOLDSCHE, p.183
-IL VETRO DI MURANO ALLE BIENNALI 1895-1972, Barovier, Mentasti, Dorigato, LEONARDO ARTE 1995 p.197
-MODERNES GLAS VON 1920-1990, BATTENBERG’S CATALOGUE pages 140, 142
-IL BESTIARIO DI MURANO, Attilia Dorigato, CANAL & STAMPERIA EDITRICE, 1996 pages 110, 111,112,113,114,115,116,117
-MILLE ANNI DI ARTE DEL VETRO A VENEZIA, Exhibit in Venice, 24 July- 24 October 1982, ALBRIZZI EDITORE p. 293
-MURANO MAGIC – Carl I. Gable, A SHIFFER ART BOOK p.143
-ITALIAN GLASS CENTURY 20, Leslie Piña, SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD p.203
-FIFTIES GLASS, Leslie Piña, SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD p.87
-MURANO GLAS 1910-1990, Quittenbaum, Auction #23 June 2001 p. 48
-MURANO GLAS 1920-1970, Quittenbaum, Auction #13 April 8th 2000 Catalogue p.40