MURANO Tall Art Glass Vases 2, Cristalleria Fratelli Betti Empoli Very Rare 19.5
Two very rare Tall 19 & 1/2 inches high, 5 & 1/2 inch base, very heavy made by the Crisallini Fratelli Betti Glass works, mid to late 50's, early 60's. Founded in the Italian Region of Empoli in 1954 by three brothers Daniel, Loris, and Jose Betti. They took over an existing older glass works called Veteria Rioda. The brothers continued to craft fine glass works for well to do families throughout Europe, Italy , Sicily, Greece.
Age, illness and financial hardships after the WW2 rebuilding took it toll and eventually they closed up. We, nor anyone we know have ever seen this type, color, craftsmanship, size, never mind two matching flawless, the Amber is perfect as well and very beautiful. If anyone knows more about this family.
These types of pieces please enlighten us. The item "MURANO Tall Art Glass Vases 2, Cristalleria Fratelli Betti Empoli Very Rare 19.5" is in sale since Thursday, June 22, 2017. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Glass\Art Glass\Italian". The seller is "zonalrick" and is located in Chandler, Arizona.
This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Brand: Murano
- Object Type: Vase
- Main Color: Multi-Color
- Type of Glass: Cased & Outline w/Amber
- Color: Clear, Cream & Amber
- City of Origin: Empoli
- Subject/Theme: Art Glass Beauty
- Original/Reproduction: Contemporary Original
- Features: Limited Edition
- Style: Mid-Century Modern
- Glassmaking Technique: Hand Blown, cased & shaped