Murano Faceted Blue & Uranium Green Sommerso Glass Block Vase

Murano Faceted Blue & Uranium Green Sommerso Glass Block Vase
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Product Number: WS12413

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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 blue glass cased in a band of Uranium yellow green glass, which is further encased in an angular block of blue glass, using the renowned Venetian Sommerso technique. The middle layer glows bright green in UV light, and even seems to glow quite vividly in natural sunlight!

Size

Measures approx 7.75 inches tall by 2.25 inches in diameter at widest point.

Condition

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

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