A rare Italian Mid-Century Modern art glass "Millefiore Pulcino" bird designed by, Alessandro Pianon for Vetreria Vistosi, circa 1962. The bird is decorated in a a transparent olive green background with blue & red millifiore decoration with applied millifiore eyes and sits on raised copper feet.
20th Century Murano Glass, Heiremans, fig. 210
Murano: Glass from the Olnick Spanu Collection, Olnick and Spanu, pg. 181
Similar examples are exibited at the following museums:
The Museum Of Fine Arts - Houston, TX.
Eretz Israel Museum - Tel Aviv, ISR.
Corning Museum of Glass - Corning, NY.
Cleveland Museum of Art - Cleveland, OH.