Set is comprised of twelve dinner plates, eleven salad plates and twelve bowls. The pieces were hand-blown by the artist as a wedding gift to Dale Chihuly and his first wife Sylvia Peto. Upon their divorce, Mr. Chihuly retained one of each piece, and sold the remainder. The accompanying goblets are offered as the following lot in this auction. Provenance: Artist | Dale Chihuly | Collection of Francine Piloff | Thomas R. Riley Galleries, Cleveland, Ohio | Collection of Donna Schneier, Manalapan, Florida.
*Notation regarding dimensions: as the pieces were all hand-blown, the dimensions vary slightly from one to another.
Designer & Manufacturer: Lino Tagliapietra (b. 1934)
Markings: signed (all); 1987 (all)
Country of Origin & Materials: Italian; blown glass
Dimensions(H,W,D): dinner plates: 12.75"dia, 1.5"d; salad plates: 10.25"dia, 1"d; bowls: 6"dia, 2.25"d; dimensions are approximate
very good; no visible chips, cracks or repairs