Alfredo Barbini Art Glass Paperweight Style Dessert Bowls Lampworked Cherries

Rough Dimensions: The small bowls measure roughly 5-1/4” diameter and 1-7/8” tall. The large bowl is 8-1/2” diameter and 2-1/2” tall.

Makers Mark: Acid etched to the base "V.A.M.SA Murano"

Provenance: unavailable 

Condition: All bowls show considerable wear consistent with use (rub marks & faint scratches). Two bowls have small bruises, one bowl has a small bruise to the wall and another on the base, the other bowl has one small bruise on the base. Please see photos and let us know if you need any additional assistance. 


An incredibly rare set of dessert bowls with lampworked cherries and leaves encased in the base of the bowls. The small bowls have ~1/4” thick pinched walls with ~1/2” thick base, each one has two cherries on stem with crimped leaves, and the surface of the lampwork has a golden dichroic sheen. The large serving bowl has 3/8” thick pinched walls with a 1” thick floor, encased in the base are three lampworked cherries on a long stem and six crimped leaves.