FRATELLI TOSO, MILLEFIORI ROSE BOWL, ASSORTED MURRINES - For Sale
FRATELLI TOSO, MILLEFIORI ROSE BOWL, ASSORTED MURRINES
For sale is a very hard to find Rose Bowl Vase made by Fratelli Toso (Murano) of Italy. This Decoration of this Rose Bowl Vase is called "Millefiori" (a thousand flowers). This Rose Bowl is a lovely Cabinet Size as it stands 3 1/4" (82.55 mm) tall and is 3 1/4" (82.55 mm) in diameter at its widest point.
The Vase has an acid matte frosted background base glass. It displays an 8 crimped ruffled top border. The Millefiori decoration is simply outstanding!! It appears that there are no two Murrines exactly the same. They are tightly applied next to each other in a vertical fashion and cover the entire surface of the Vase. You can feel the raised relief of the decoration with your fingers when you run them across the surface.
The Rose Bowl Vase is considered to be in excellent condition as there are no cracks, nicks, chips or dings. The piece is not signed but the decoration is a well documented decor by Fratelli Toso. This is a Rare and early Piece of Murano Art Glass. This piece of glass was made Circa 1900-1920.