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Murano Geode Purple & Turquoise Sommerso Glass Square Bowl

Murano Geode Purple & Turquoise Sommerso Glass Square Bowl
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Product Number: WS10435

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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 encased in blue glass, using the renowned Venetian Sommerso technique.

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

Size

Measures approx 2.25 inches tall by 4 inches in diameter at widest point.

Condition

Excellent condition, no chips or crack other than a couple of tiny fleabites to the rim, shown in final pictures, and a few small surface scratches.

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