Murano vase
06 February 2024

Murano glass vase purchased approximately 20 years ago. Sticker came off the bottom many years ago. Perfect condition. Bought at a jewelry store. Not sure how old it was when I bought it about 20 years ago.


Approximately 16”x4”x6”

Acquired from
Auction House
For sale
Answered within about 21 hours
By Delia
Feb 07, 11:52 UTC
Fair Market Value
$200 - $300 USD
Suggested Asking Price $400 USD
What does this mean?

Hi Chad,

Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry.
Based on the photos and information provided, and subject to examination, this is:

A vintage Murano glass vase
manner of Sommerso, made in Venice, Italy, mid-late 20th Century
Of oval section, with multi-color cased glass in blue and amber. Unsigned; retains mark of previous foil label.
16 inches high, 4 inches wide, 6 inches deep
CONDITION: This vase appears to be in good condition; value assumes no chips, breaks, repairs or losses.
PROVENANCE: Acquired from a jewelry store
*represents a fair-market value for auction purposes; retail or asking price may vary.

Please let us know if you have additional items to appraise, or questions/concerns, and thank you again for using Mearto.
~ Delia

Delia Feb 09, 12:25 UTC

I added photos to the website. This used to have a sticker on the bottom showing it was Murano glass and I think the artist. It stuck to the cabinet it was on years ago and ruined the sticker. It’s 2 shades of amber and blue and clear. I’ve seen one you can have made to order from a company in Italy. and it’s all blue and clear for $1900. I paid around $400 20 years ago from a jewelry store. Not sure how long they had it or where they got it.

Delia Feb 09, 12:29 UTC

Hi Chad,
Thanks for your message and the additional photos.
There is a vast quantity of Murano of all qualities on the secondary resale market at the moment and, with less demand than supply, prices are modest compared to what they are currently listed at by dealers. This may be the work of the Sommerso studio, which produced lots of lovely vases and dishes with that distinctive cased look. Another element that elevates some pieces of Murano is the presence of a signature, which it appears this doen't have.

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