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Murano/Sommerso Purple & Blue Cased Glass Geode Bowl

Product Number: WS10602   

Here is a wonderful 1950/60's Venetian glass 'Geode' bowl/dish, made on the island of Murano, near Venice, Italy. These bowls were made by several manufacturers, including Archimede Seguso and Cenedese.  Very similar items by these makers are shown in the book Italian Glass: Century 20 by Leslie Pina.  In a stunning combination of purple glass cased in a band of blue glass, which is further encased in clear glass, using the renowned Venetian Sommerso technique.

Please note:  the plastic stand is for display purposes only and is not included.

Measures approx 2 inches tall by 4 inches in diameter at widest point.

Excellent condition, no chips or crack other than a tiny fleabite to the base rim, shown in final picture.

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Murano/Sommerso Purple & Blue Cased Glass Geode Bowl
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