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Murano/Venetian Red & Uranium Green Sommerso Glass Swan

Murano/Venetian Red & Uranium Green Sommerso Glass Swan
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Product Number: WS10394

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Description

Here is a wonderful 1950/60's Venetian glass swan sculpture, made on the island of Murano, near Venice, Italy.  In a stunning combination of orangey red glass cased in green glass, which is further encased in clear glass, using the renowned Venetian Sommerso technique. The small amounts of Uranium in the glass cause it to glow bright green in UV light. Also has a controlled bubble effect known as Bullicante.

Size

Measures approx 7.5 inches tall by 4.5 inches in diameter at widest point.

Condition

Excellent condition, no chips or cracks. When viewed from the front, the swans neck leans to one side, see final picture.

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