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Mosaic Murano Glass Centerpiece Bowl
Item #71669
4.35

(based on 19 reviews)

$220.00
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A mesmerizing kaleidoscope of brilliantly hued mouthblown glass transforms this bowl into a timeless centerpiece of modern art. Handcrafted by master artisans on the Venetian island of Murano. Each may vary.
It echoes Murano glass in our ceramics and glass collections, National Museum of American History, Behring Center.
4 1/4"h. x 7 1/4"dia.

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Customer Reviews

Average Rating:
4.35

(based on 19 reviews)

November 12, 2018
4.05
"Previous reviewers are correct. The colors in this bowl are *far* more subdued (and overdone with a strong bluish tint) than the catalog photo suggests. This is a really shady way to market things. It's packed terribly in a good sized box jam packed with styrofoam shards. Be careful or you'll be picking up lots of styrofoam shreds. Surely there's an environmentally sounder way to do this in 2018."
By David Drake
Plantation, FL
January 10, 2018
3.05
"I agree with those who said the piece doesn't match the catalog photo. Colors in the picture are more vivid."
By Chris
Fountain Hills, AZ
August 16, 2017
1.05
"Murano should be ashamed. It looks like someone at Murano took a blue bowl and fused small, colored tiles on it, so every other tile was blue giving it a dark, unattractive appearance, which looks nothing like the picture in the Smithsonian catalog."
By woman of the house
Belton, TX
January 14, 2017
5.05
"The bowl is signed on the bottom by the artisan and scribed with its origin. Yes, it's a little irregular, but that's because it's handmade. If you want something perfectly round, go to a big box store and pay your ten bucks for a machine made, chinese knock-off with 10,00 other identical pieces. This is a beautiful bowl and draws compliments and queries from everyone who sees it. As for the price...we have visited the island of Murano, and from our comparison shopping there, this bowl is a bargain."
By Darlene
Massachusetts
January 20, 2014
5.05
"Beautiful colors! I'm using it to hold a lit tea light. The flame really brings out the wonderful colors at night. I just love it."