Large sculpture by Pino Castagna executed in Murano in the 1990s.
280 pieces of hand-blown glass with large inclusions of 24 karat gold leaf mounted on 28 sticks.
The 10 pieces on top are closed on one side.
If softly moved it sounds close to real bamboo trees.
This pieces has been exhibited at WMODA (Wiener Museum of Decorative Arts) in Dania Beach during an exhibit of Murano Glass in 2018.
About 9 ft. tall.
-VETRO, Centro Studio Vetro, Issue #5, December 1999 p. 35
-MADE IN MURANO MAKING ART WITH GLASS, Berengo Fine Arts, MARSILIO pp.22, 23
-VENEZIA APERTO VETRO, International New Glass 1998, ELECTA p. 64
15.8ʺW × 15.8ʺD × 108ʺH
Excellent Vintage Condition.
Some extra pieces are included.