Pretty Modernist Murano Sommerso Glass Ashtray/Bowl, 1960s

Pretty Modernist Murano Sommerso Glass Ashtray/Bowl, 1960s

1960/70s Murano Sommerso Glass Ashtray/Bowl This is an elegant piece of mid-twentieth century Italian Sommerso (Italian for "submerged") Art Glass from Murano, possibly by the well-known glass factory of Seguso Vetri D’arte. It is a curvaceous, oval shaped space-age geode dish or bowl, (or ashtray) made around 1965-70, with a scoop of red coloured glass encased in a thick, heavy body of blue – a rare form. Geometrically cut & polished, this is a very pretty piece, perfect for display or everyday use - a beautiful antique objet d'art. Size Measures 11cm (4.5") wide. Condition Good condition; there is a small chip to an outer edge, a ding and a scuff to the underside, and some age related wear; it is a very attractive piece. Delivery It will be very securely wrapped & protected. Domestic insured for £5 – E.U., £9 the U.S. & Canada - £14, Australia , N.Z. & Japan, £16. International buyers outside these areas please contact for postage costs. I will combine shipping on everything you buy. Who'll start the bidding at 1p? About me I have collected Murano glass mostly from the 50s – 70s for some years, & recently started selling on Ebay; I buy & sell pieces I personally like. I prefer perfect pieces with labels, appealing colours, &
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