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Large Chalice by Artistica Barovier with Blue Decoration 1920's Italy

£4,250.00 Approx $5259.9, €4936.12

Code: 10604


H: 46.5cm (18.3")Di: 16cm (6.3")

Large Chalice sapphire clear blue applied pattern on translucent blown glass attributed to Artistica Barovier (1919-1936) circa 1920. This goblet sits on a long stem with two decorated glass balls and a small central glass ball resting on a splayed foot. The name chalice is borrowed from Greek ????? (kulix), cup. A chalice is often used for drinking during a ceremony or may convey a distinct symbolic meaning. After World War I the company changed its name to Vetreria Artistica Barovier, it added several new partners in 1919; among them were Ercole and Nicol, Benvenuto Barovier’s sons, and Napoleone, Giuseppe's son. Later, Ercole and Nicol Barovier in 1926 and became artistic directors, creating among other things sophisticated poly-chrome hand blown glass vessels.

Creator; Vetreria Artistica Barovier & C. (Manufacturer)

Attributed to; Artisti Barovier (Designer)

Style; Art Deco (Of the Period)

Materials and Techniques; Art GlassBlown GlassMurano Glass

Place of Origin; Italy

Period; 1910-1919

Provenance: Martin Cohen Collection Arts.