YOICHI OHIRA (b. 1946)
Murrine Rosse vase, Murano, Italy, 2000; Blown glass, murrine, carved and polished; Executed by Maestro Livio Serena and Maestro Giacomo Barbini; Etched Yoichi Ohira Mo. L. Serena Mo. G. Barbini 1/1 unico Thursday 23-11-2000 murano with artist cipher; 6" x 5 1/2"; Exhibited: Barry Friedman Ltd., New York, 2001; Published: Yoichi Ohira: A Phenomenon in Glass, Barry Friedman Ltd., New York, 2002, p. 232
Sale Price: $10,000
Estimate: $6,000 - $8,000
One minuscule fleck to body (possibly a burst bubble). Several small burst bubbles at surface (in making of).