Murano Geode Purple & Blue Sommerso Glass Figure Eight Bowl

Murano Geode Purple & Blue Sommerso Glass Figure Eight Bowl
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Product Number: WS05515

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Description

Here is a wonderful large and heavy 1950/60's Venetian glass 'geode' bowl/dish, made on the island of Murano, near Venice, Italy. This piece was probably made by Archimede Seguso or possibly 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 2.5 inches tall by 6 inches in diameter at widest point.

Condition

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

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