Arte Nuova Pustetto & Zanetti Murano Green & Uranium Sommerso Glass Bowl

Arte Nuova Pustetto & Zanetti Murano Green & Uranium Sommerso Glass Bowl
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Product Number: WS14096

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Description

This is a magnificent 1950/60's Venetian sculptural glass ashtray bowl, made on the island of Murano, near Venice, Italy. In a stunning combination of green glass encased in uranium yellow glass, which is further encased in clear glass, using the Venetian developed sommerso technique. Glows bright green in UV light. Made by Arte Nuova / Pustetto & Zanetti, unmarked. The same design can be found online with their factory label with reads "Arte Nuova Murano, Grand Prize, Genuine Venetian Glass, World Fair Brussels 1958". The factory was open only for a relatively short time, from 1954 to 1965. Ref: [click here].

Size

Measures approx 2.75 inches tall by 4 inches in diameter at widest point.

Condition

Excellent condition, no chips or cracks other than a minute fleabite or scratch to the underneath side near the base, shown in final picture.

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