For sale is a beautiful piece of art glass paperweight made Fratelli Toso of Murano, Italy. This decoration on this paperweight is called Zanfifico Latticino. This paperweight stands 2 5/8" tall and is 3" in diameter.
The paperweight displays a very beautiful and relaxing pattern of ribbons and latticino gridwork. There are blue, green, yellow and pink ribbons with every other ribbon being twisted. The twisted ribbons are outlined in a gold aventurine and separating these ribbons is white latticino gridwork. These two shaped decorations are encased in a clear crystal glass and run vertical.
The paperweight vase is considered to be in excellent condition as there are no cracks, nicks, chips or dings. There are some minor scratches along the bottom and is typical of normal wear. The piece is not signed but there is no doubt that this piece was made in Murano, Italy. You can tell this piece was blown as the pontil scar has been polished smoothed and even.
This is a really nice piece of Murano art glass paperweight. If you looking for a pleasing pattern that was executed with precision during the mid century look no further. I'm feel the buyer will be delighted with their purchase. This paperweight was made, Circa 1950-1965.