Murano/Sommerso Faceted Red Glass Block Vase

Murano/Sommerso Faceted Red Glass Block Vase
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Product Number: WS03949

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Description

Here is a wonderful Venetian glass vase, 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 ruby red glass cased in a band of blue glass, which is further encased in an angular block of clear glass, using the renowned Venetian sommerso technique.

Size

Measures approx 6 inches tall by 2.5 inches in diameter at widest point.

Condition

Excellent condition, no chips or cracks other than a tiny fleabite to the base. Also for accuracy, there is some slight rounding to the corners of the top rim, which may or may not be the result of minor restoration. All shown in final pictures.

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