By ingeniously layering colored glass so that the rich colors artfully complement each other without mixing, Murano masters achieve a unique look and ever-changing chromatic combinations. Sommerso technique was pioneered by avant-garde Murano Glass artists in the 1930's in an effort to catch up with evolving artistic trends, which called for bright colors and innovative designs. Instantly successful, the style quickly achieved international fame. Today Sommerso accents are still sought after by home designers and decorators to create atmosphere of contemporary Italian elegance.
Highly skilled artists and artisans in a traditional Murano workshop crafted this Sommerso vase relying on the decades of experience in the furnace and artistic imagination fueled by the beauty of Venice. Despite its fragile look, this pitcher vase is heavy and destined to become a family heirloom to be handed over through generations. Classic and trendy at the same time, this Murano Sommerso vase makes a fine gift for momentous occasions such as birthdays, anniversaries, or weddings.
Measurements: This unique glass vase measures 12 inches in height. It is 6 inches in width in its widest part and 3 inches deep. The diameter of the opening at the top is 1-1/2 inches, able to hold several stems of your favorite flowers. The capacity of the pitcher is 10 oz or 0.3 Liter. It is very well packaged to avoid damage in transit.
Authenticity: Vase comes with the sticker of Murano's official glass artisans' Consortium and the certificate of authenticity.
As this Murano Sommerso vase is a unique piece of art made by hand, some variations of colors and patterns as well as random bubbles inside glass are possible and serve as additional assurance of the authenticity of this Venetian vase.