Murano Faceted Red & Amber Sommerso Glass 1950s Block Vase

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Murano Faceted Red & Amber Sommerso Glass 1950s Block Vase
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Murano Faceted Red & Amber Sommerso Glass 1950s Block Vase
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Murano Faceted Red & Amber Sommerso Glass 1950s Block Vase
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Murano Faceted Red & Amber Sommerso Glass 1950s Block Vase
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Murano Faceted Red & Amber Sommerso Glass 1950s Block Vase
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Murano Faceted Red & Amber Sommerso Glass 1950s Block Vase
  • Product Number: WS11066
Product Number: WS11066

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Description

Here is a wonderful Venetian glass vase, made on the island of Murano, near Venice, Italy. Several Murano factories have made sommerso glassware in this faceted style, including Mandruzzato, Bucella Cristalli, Campanella, Oball, and V. Nason. Like with most sommerso glass, many inexperienced or untrustworthy sellers would attribute this to a Flavio Poli design for Seguso Vetri d'Arte, but there is no evidence that SVA ever made these (none shown in their factory catalogues, and none found with their labels) and plenty of evidence that other factories did. If other sellers that often make this mistake read this, please, fix your descriptions, and stop misleading your buyers. In a stunning combination of red glass cased in a band of amber glass, which is further encased in an angular block of pale blue glass, using the renowned Venetian sommerso technique.

Size

Measures approx. 6.75 inches tall by 2 inches in diameter at widest point.

Condition

Excellent condition, no chips or cracks other than a tiny fleabite to one side edge, shown in final picture.

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