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Very Unusual Stylish Submerged Sommerso Space Age Glass Vessel Ashtray.
This is an exceptionally very attractive and rare piece of 20th century art glass by the Poli Seguso Vetri D'arte glassworks. A stunning formation of crystal glass encased with a lush mix of dark cranberry and yellow amber submerged within a thick block of clear crystal. The colours reflect with the light beautifully looking almost metallic. We have tried to use the bright white light & natural sun light to show the real beauty of this stunning glass vessel. A very fashionable piece of art glass originally made on the Island of Murano. Rare Piece.
Superb Vetri D'Arte
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: 175mm (17.5cm) across / 87mm (8.7cm) in height.
Condition: The condition very good with nothing to report. Base marks with age & movement
Weight: 2805 grams
We are happy to post worldwide.
Postage: Our aim is to always charge actual postage and shipping costs and we will never charge for packaging materials as we strongly believe in re-cycling and re-using materials which in turn helps to keep a more greener and friendly environment and ultimately keep postage costs to the minimum. We are happy to also combine items to save on postage and shipping costs wherever possible. Please ask for actual costs before bidding. Very important to always contact us for the correct postage charge to your country as prices change worldwide. We offer some of the most competitive prices available on the open market particularly for Australia/New Zealand & the USA/Canada. We do not deliver to PO Box addresses as a signature is needed at the time of delivery.
We will always offer combined shipping for multiple purchases depending in the size and weight of the item. For most sales we actually pay some of the cost for international buyers to help with the cost so please check this out to compare.
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Up to 10kg for Australia & New Zealand for only £35.00 (Size restrictions)
Up to 10kg for USA & Canada for only £35.00 (Size restrictions)
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