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Murano Geode Blue & Green Sommerso Glass Kidney Bowl

Murano Geode Blue & Green Sommerso Glass Kidney Bowl
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Product Number: WS11112

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Description

Here is a wonderful large and heavy (1.5 kilos unpacked) 1950/60's Venetian glass kidney shaped '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 turquoise green glass cased in 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.

Size

Measures approx. 2.5 inches tall by 7 inches in diameter at widest point.

Condition

Excellent condition, no chips or cracks other than a couple of minute fleabites to the rim, shown in final pictures.

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