AVEM Murano Red & White Silver Leaf Glass Clam Vase

AVEM Murano Red & White Silver Leaf Glass Clam Vase
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Product Number: WS08847

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Description

Here is an exquisite 1950/60's Venetian glass clam shaped vase, made on the island of Murano, near Venice, Italy. This piece was made by AVEM (Arte Vetraria Muranese), pattern number 13343. The design is shown in the book "AVEM, Arte Vetraria Muranese, Artistic Production 1932 - 1972" by Marc Heiremans, page 217. Consists of opal white lattimo glass filled with silver leaf inclusions, with an outer layer of red glass, all of which is then encased in clear glass. The vase is designed with two flat "bases", which allow it to be displayed vertically or at an angle.

Size

Measures approx 3.25 inches tall by 5 inches in diameter at widest point.

Condition

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

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