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Describe group of five bird sculptures in gold leaf glass Barovier & Toso The group of five birds attributed to Barovier & Toso (1939) a famous Italian company that specialised in Venetian glass, the birds produced circa 1950. This was part of the Cordonato D'oro range, meaning creased glass in gold and Lattimo is a technique which produces milky white glass. The playful birds are born of blown opaque pearly white glass with a layer of gold leaf inclusions encased in a skin clear glass. The flock of sculptural birds reveal a master class in glass artistry by Barovier & Toso. One lattimo example with remnants of paper label. The largest example height 4in (10cm); width 7in (18cm); smallest example height 3in (8cm); width 4in (10cm)
Literature: The Martin Cohen Collection Final Chapter.
Attributed to: Barovier&Toso (Designer)
Style: Mid-Century Modern (Of the Period)
Materials and Techniques: Art Glass,Blown Glass,Murano Glass
Place of Origin: Italy
Date of Manufacture: circa 1950