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Murano/Venetian Red & Uranium Green Sommerso Glass Swan

Product Number: WS10394   

Here is a wonderful 1950/60's Venetian glass swan sculpture, made on the island of Murano, near Venice, Italy.  In a stunning combination of orangey red glass cased in green glass, which is further encased in clear glass, using the renowned Venetian Sommerso technique. The small amounts of Uranium in the glass cause it to glow bright green in UV light. Also has a controlled bubble effect known as Bullicante.

Measures approx 7.5 inches tall by 4.5 inches in diameter at widest point.

Excellent condition, no chips or cracks. When viewed from the front, the swans neck leans to one side, see final picture.

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Murano/Venetian Red & Uranium Green Sommerso Glass Swan
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