Futuristic Submerged Murano Sommerso Textured Glass Vase With 5 Colours & Label For Sale
Futuristic Submerged Murano Sommerso Textured Glass Vase with 5 Colours & Label
A very good example futuristic looking submerged sommerso glass vase with textured sides. Submerged with dark red, amber, pale blue then lilac in to the clear glass. A very fashionable piece of art glass originally made on the Island of Murano. Normally glass designs of this type are attributed to glass makers such as Mandruzzato. The original Label is stillpresent.
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: Just short of 133mm (13.3cm) in height /120mm (12cm) across
Condition:The condition of this vase is very good and displays very well. No detected or visible marks. A very good example.
Weight: 1180 grammes
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