Murano Faceted Purple & Blue Sommerso Glass Block Bowl

Murano Faceted Purple & Blue Sommerso Glass Block Bowl
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Product Number: WS09906

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Description

Here is a wonderful Venetian glass bowl, made on the island of Murano, near Venice, Italy. This style of glassware is usually attributed to Mandruzzato, although other manufacturers have made similar items, including Oball, Campanella and V. Nason. In a stunning combination of purple glass cased in a band of amber glass, which is further encased in an angular block of blue glass, using the renowned Venetian Sommerso technique.  

Size

Measures approx 2.5 inches tall by 5 inches in diameter at widest point.

Condition

Excellent condition, no chips or cracks, just a small manufacturing flaw/dimple to one side edge, shown in final picture, and a couple of minor small surface scratches.

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