Overlayed glass with vibrant green inlay in leathered crackle. Metallic and blue abstract tree. This is a glorious example of the skills displayed by the foremost glassmakers of the 20th century. This object is sturdy and heavy, approx. 8inx4inx12in
One owner, purchased in Venice, Italy from the artist. Authentic handblown glass art. Comes with letter and cd/dvd detailing process.
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Auction prices (fair-market values) for Onesto's works are fairly modest and, I'm sure, below your expectations but if you want to sell this at auction, it would likely not bring more than a few hundred dollars.
Based on the photos and information provided, and subject to examination, this is:
A vintage Gino Onesto hand-blown overlaid "sbruffi sommersi" glass vase
Made in Murano, Venice, Italy, late 20th/early 21st Century
The vase of baluster form with layered colors in the sbruffi sommersi technique depicting a metallic-colored tree against a crackled green ground. Together with CD and letter of authenticity.
12 inches high, 8 inches wide, 4 inches deep
PROVENANCE: acquired in Murano, Venice
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