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Arte Nuova Pustetto & Zanetti Murano Pink & Blue Sommerso Glass Sculpture

Arte Nuova Pustetto & Zanetti Murano Pink & Blue Sommerso Glass Sculpture
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Product Number: WS13597

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Description

Here is a wonderful Venetian organic glass vase, made on the island of Murano, near Venice, Italy.  Made by Arte Nuova in the 1950's/60's, unmarked. Other examples from this range can be found online, sometimes baring labels which read "Arte Nuova Murano, Grand Prize, Genuine Venetian Glass, World Fair Brussels 1958". Other examples have a label which reads "Arte Nuova Murano, Pustetto & Zanetti, Made in Italy".  The factory was open only for a relatively short time, from 1954 to 1965. In a stunning combination of pink glass encased in blue glass, which is further encased in clear glass, using the Venetian developed Sommerso technique.

Size

Measures approx 9.25 inches tall by 6 inches in diameter at widest point.

Condition

Excellent condition, no chips or cracks, just a tiny surface scratch to one side near the base, shown in final picture.

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