A Venetian organic glass sculpture vase or bowl, made on the island of Murano
, near Venice, Italy. Most likely made by the Cristallo Venezia CCC
glassworks. Very similar pieces with the same star shaped base can be found online with labels that read "Cristallo Venezia, CCC"
. To see some labelled examples, please see my Pinterest board here
. In a stunning combination of blue glass cased in green glass, using the renowned Venetian sommerso
Measures approx 7.5 inches tall by 4.5 inches in diameter at widest point.
Excellent condition, no chips or cracks, just a manufacturing flaw - a thin elongated air bubble to one side which has lost its surface (looks like a scratch), shown in final picture.