Very Unusual Submerged Murano Arte Freeform Glass Vase with Box & Murano Label
This is a very unusual futuristic looking Murano Arte freeform shaped glass vase with submerged multi colors within the glass of royal blue, purple, cranberry, lilac within a thick crystal glass body. The side wing is dark royal green. A superb example of multi sommerso technique glass design in this rare formation. A very fashionable piece of art glass with very eye catching colours using the sommerso technique. The vase has its original Box which has the Murano Arte designed in Italy label but we are unable to name any designer. We love this vase for its truly special colours.
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: 212mm (21.2cm) 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: 1435 grams
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