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Murano Geode Purple & Turquoise Sommerso Glass Kidney Bowl

Murano Geode Purple & Turquoise Sommerso Glass Kidney Bowl
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Product Number: WS04670

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Description

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. A fabulous item, in a wonderful geode shape, it catches the light beautifully.

Size

Measures approx 1.25 inches tall by 3.75 inches in diameter at widest point.

Condition

Excellent condition, no chips or cracks other than a small nick to the rim, shown in final picture.

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