34cm Very Attractive Submerged Murano Sommerso Glass Vase (uranium) 1.7kg
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34cm Very Attractive Submerged Murano Sommerso Glass Vase (uranium) 1.7kg:
34cm Very Attractive Submerged Murano Sommerso Glass Vase (URANIUM) 1.7kg Description
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This is a very unusual futuristic looking freeform shaped glass vase with submerged multi colors within the glass of orange, red, cranberry, then a very nice light reflecting electric blue in to clear glass. The outer glass also contains uranium which glows green when placed under ultra violet light, A superb example of multi sommerso glass design in this rare formation designed by Flavio Poli for Seguso Vetri D'Arte. A very fashionable piece of art glass originally made on the Island of Murano.
Sommerso is a term for a technique used to make colored glass in all shapes and forms. The basic principle of sommerso involves submerging different colors beneath clear glass to form colored 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 color 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. Colored 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 colors contained in the design. Generally, the technique is achieved by dipping a solid glass object into a layer of molten glass.
Size: 340mm (34cm) in height
Condition:The condition is exceptional with some faint movement marks on the flat underside and some small internal bubbles from the making process.
Weight: 1693 grammes
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