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Murano Geode Purple & Blue Sommerso Glass Teardrop Bowl

Murano Geode Purple & Blue Sommerso Glass Teardrop Bowl
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Product Number: WS04109

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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 cased in a band of blue glass, which is further encased in clear glass, using the renowned Venetian sommerso technique.

Size

Measures approx 1.75 inches tall by 4.75 inches in diameter at widest point.

Condition

Excellent condition, no chips or cracks other than a couple of tiny fleabites to the outside rim, shown in final picture, and a few minor surface scratches.

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