Tribute to the Opera by Leoncavallo (Pagliacci) , 1950s large clown.
Over-seized clown in opalino (opalescent) sommerso glass into rigadin cristallo.
Lattimo (milky glass) with gold leaf for hat and shoes. Gold leaf into transparent for hand and hands.
Applied colorful glass for the face, collar and tie.
Transparent round base.
The pagliaccio is frozen in the act of singing, suggesting it is a figurine after the famous opera Pagliacci by Ruggero Leoncavallo (1892).
Original label on the bottom.
H. 12¾» x W.9″ x D.6¼»
Excellent Vintage Condition