This is a Beautiful Art glass vase, made by Mandruzzato, Murano, Venice, Italy circa late 1960’s / 1970’s.
A Stunning piece with an unusual form, the octagonally faceted body is shaped like a geometric pear / teardrop. Perfect for use as a small posy / solifleur vase, also ideal as a paperweight, pen or candle holder to adorn any desk or table.
Handmade blown glass using the Sommerso (submerged) technique, with the blue bowl encased in yellow glass, showcasing the skill and craftsmanship of the glassmakers of Murano.
Catches the light beautifully through the multiple facets and Sommerso layers.
Would make a Stunning addition to any collection of Murano / Venetian / Art glass and would complement any retro, vintage, mid century, space age, modernist, 60’s, 70’s, minimalist or contemporary interior.
Measures 11 x 7.5 x 7.5cm / 4.25 x 3 x 3in.
In Fantastic Condition, some small nibbles to the inner rim, and some light wear to the base (pictured) nothing to detract on display. The facets are all in Excellent Condition.
This is a Beautiful Art glass vase, made by Seguso Vetri d’Arte, Murano, Venice, Italy circa late 1970’s.
A Wonderful minimal piece that showcases the craftsmanship and special techniques used by the master craftsman glassblowers of Murano.
Made using the Scavo technique this “frosted glass” was introduced in the 1950’s in order to obtain an archeological effect typical of objects found underground after a very long time.During blowing a mixture of several powders, by the glass artist
are fused at a temperature of about 800°C on the surface of the glass vase.
This aged rough look combined with the traditional form give the piece a Postmodern look, referencing the classical in a modernist contemporary way. Very minimal and space age!
A Stunning piece, it catches the light beautifully with a diffuse glow, would look stunning with bright flowers, or on its own as a sculptural piece of art glass.
Would complement any retro, vintage, minimal, modernist, postmodern, 70′;s, 80’s or contemporary styled interior.
In Excellent Condition no marks, chips or scratches, still bears the original Seguso label.
Measures 16 x 8 x 8cm / 6.25 x 3.25 x 3.25in.