Rare Vintage Murano Art Glass Paperweight Encased Hand Painted Plaque on Aventurine

Rough Dimensions: 3-1/4” Diameter & 3" tall

Makers Mark: Unsigned

Provenance: unavailable 

Condition: Excellent only minor shelf wear to the concave polished base. Please see photos and let us know if you need any additional assistance. 

A rare murano design featuring a hand painted plaque. The image has been distorted but I believe it depicts a Venetian port scene with a gondola in the foreground and a boat on the open sea in the distance. The plaque is set over an aventurine cushion.