Unusual 1950s Uranium Flavio Poli Seguso Vetri D'arte Freeform Dish 5 Colours
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Unusual 1950s Uranium Flavio Poli Seguso Vetri D'arte Freeform Dish 5 Colours:
Unusual 1950s Uranium Flavio Poli Seguso Vetri D'arte freeform Dish 5 Colours
ONLY £10.00 Postage to USA
A very stylish and large original 1950s Flavio Poli submerged sommerso uranium freeform glass dish with 6 folded over wings. The glass changes colour to a bright green and glows when placed under ultra violet light. Submerged with amber and red to the centre then layered over bright green/yellow over electric blue 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 A very fashionable and rare piece of art glass originally made on the Island of Murano.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: 110mm (11cm) in height / 265mm (26.5cm) across at widest point.
Condition: Top condition / no chips / no cracks / movement marks to flat underside with usage over the years.
Weight: 716 grammes
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