Venini Signed Murano Sommerso Glass Cube Block Paperweight

Venini Signed Murano Sommerso Glass Cube Block Paperweight
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Product Number: WS08388

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Description

Here is an exquisite 1980's Venetian Sommerso glass cube block paperweight with black + amber inner core cased in clear glass. Made on the island of Murano, near Venice, Italy, by famous manufacturers Venini in 1983, signed to base "Venini, Per Cosmit, 83". Per = "For" and "Cosmit" is the short name for "Comitato Organizzatore del Salone del Mobile Italiano", which translates as "Organizing Committee of the Italian Furniture Fair". Members of COSMIT were awarded these as a gift in 1983.

Size

Measures approx 2.5 inches tall by 2.5 inches in diameter at widest point.

Condition

Excellent condition, no chips or cracks, but one of the corners is more rounded than the others, which may be a manufacturing flaw or possibly restoration, shown in final picture.

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