Item # : MD_AQ_2
Murano Glass Aquariums have long been sought after by fans and collectors' alike for their unique beauty and rarity but also for the special mastery they require from the glass makers. No-one outside of Venice can match the clarity of glass, the exquisiteness of forms and the realistic look of these famous Aquariums. This fine aquarium sculpture, which can also double as paperweight, has a colorful perfectly sculpted fish swimming in the translucent Murano waters surrounded by tiny bubbles. This elegant Murano Glass paperweight sculpture makes a memorable gift for someone who enjoys the calming sight of the water, the beauty of tropical fish, and appreciates Venetian artistry and style. A true piece of art, this Murano Glass Aquarium will create a fine artistic accent at home or in the office and will remind you of the uniqueness of Venice rising from the waters of its Lagoon.
This aquarium is handmade by some of the best Venetian artisans, coming from a family which has been active in glass-making craft for generations. You can find their works in museums and private collections worldwide. The sculpture is signed by the master on the bottom and features a sticker proving authentic Venetian craftsmanship.
Measurements: This Venetian glass aquarium sculpture measures approximately 4 inches in height, 3 inches in width, and 3 inches in depth. The base is 2 x 2 inches. It weighs about 2 lbs. The Aquarium is very well packaged to avoid breakage in transit. Comes with the certificate of authenticity.
by June B
Saw a large one of these in Murano but didn't buy it. The smaller one fits nicely on the coffee table. It was a gift to my husband who was thrilled.
Rating: [5 of 5 Stars!]