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Murano/Sommerso 1950's Red & Amber Cased Glass Geode Bowl

Product Number: WS9980

Murano/Sommerso 1950\'s Red & Amber Cased Glass Geode Bowl
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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 ruby red glass cased in a band of white glass, which is further encased in amber glass, using the renowned Venetian Sommerso technique. Still bears the original label, sadly it is too worn to make anything out.

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

Measures approx 1.5 inches tall by 4 inches in diameter at widest point.

Excellent condition, no chips or cracks other than a couple of tiny fleabite to the inside rim, shown in final picture.

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