1950s Original Murano Sommerso Freeform Glass Vase By Flavio Poli W Uranium 30cm
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1950s Original Murano Sommerso Freeform Glass Vase by Flavio Poli w Uranium 30cm Description
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A very stylish original 1950s Flavio Poli submerged sommerso uranium space vessel vase. The glass changes colour to a bright green and glows when placed under ultra violet light. Submerged with dark blue to the centre then layered over amber to bright green within the clear glass. A very fashionable and rare piece of art glass originally made on the Island of Murano.
Sommerso is a term for a technique used to make coloured glass in all shapes and forms. The basic principle of sommerso involves submerging different colors beneath clear glass to form coloured glass creations that can include vases, sculptures and beads. Sommerso glass is known for its shine, color and dramatic effect.
The sommerso technique is unique. It features a solid colour of molten glass fused with a second layer of clear glass that serves to preserve the color of the first layer without allowing it to fade into the second layer. Coloured layers of glass are sealed within layers of clear glass. Clear layers are blended together to create form and shape without degrading any of the colours contained in the design. Generally, the technique is achieved by dipping a solid glass object into a layer of molten glass.
Size: 300mm (30cm) in height.
Condition:Good condition / no chips / no cracks / Just age related marks/scratches to glass with usage over the years. Some light staining on the inside.
Weight: 706 grammes
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