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Large Gold-Green Murano Sommerso Glass Table Lamp
By Murano Glass Sommerso
Located in Oakland, CA
Large scale Murano Sommerso glass table lamp with all original chromed hardware, thick amber green
Category

Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Art Glass

Carlo Nason Signed Murano Sommerso Glass Ashtray/Catch-all Bowl
By Carlo Nason, Murano Glass Sommerso
Located in Miami, FL
Carlo Nason Signed Murano Sommerso Glass Ashtray/Catch-all Bowl Offered for sale is a striking
Category

Mid-20th Century Italian Modern Ashtrays

Materials

Murano Glass

Murano Sommerso Glass Horse Head Bust Signed Italian
Located in North Miami, FL
This Italian Murano Sommerso glass horse head is signed Bortaro. It is lovely and in then colors of
Category

Vintage 1980s Unknown Modern Glass

Materials

Blown Glass

Archimede Seguso Murano Sommerso Glass Cat Bookends, Italy, 1950's
By Archimede Seguso
Located in Costa Mesa, CA
Archimede Seguso Murano Sommerso Glass Cat Bookends, Italy, 1950's.
Category

20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Bookends

Materials

Glass, Art Glass

Large Pair of Vintage Italian Murano Sommerso Glass Lamps
Located in Montreal, QC
Important pair of vintage Italian Murano Sommerso glass, thick clear and pink Sommerso blown glass
Category

Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Blown Glass

1960s Stunning Table Lighter in Murano Sommerso Glass By Flavio Poli for Seguso
By Seguso
Located in Milano, IT
1960 Stunning red and yellow table lighter in Murano Sommerso Glass by Flavio Poli for Seguso
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Glass

Materials

Murano Glass

1960s Stunning Table Lighter in Murano Sommerso Glass by Flavio Poli for Seguso
By Seguso
Located in Milano, IT
1960 stunning red and yellow table lighter in Murano sommerso glass by Flavio Poli for Seguso
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Glass

Materials

Murano Glass

Blue and Clear Murano "Sommerso" Glass Decanter by Mario Pinzoni for Seguso
Located in Montreal, QC
Blue and clear murano "Sommerso" Glass Decanter by Mario Pinzoni for Seguso Signed: "Seguso Murano".
Category

Vintage 1960s Italian Vases

Materials

Glass

Mid-Century Modern Murano Sommerso Glass Vase
By Murano Glass Sommerso
Located in Waddinxveen, ZH
Beautiful olive green with yellow Mid-Century Modern Italian Murano glass vase. Made using the
Category

Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Vases

Materials

Glass, Murano Glass

Mid-Century Modern Murano Sommerso Glass Vase
By Murano Glass Sommerso
Located in Waddinxveen, ZH
Beautiful red and orange Mid-Century Modern Italian Murano glass vase. Made using the Sommerso
Category

Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Vases

Materials

Glass, Murano Glass

Mid-Century Modern Murano Sommerso Glass Vase
By Murano Glass Sommerso
Located in Waddinxveen, ZH
Beautiful green yellow midcentury Italian Murano glass vase. Made using the Sommerso (submerged
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Vases

Materials

Glass, Murano Glass

Mid-century Modern Murano Sommerso Glass Vase
By Murano Glass Sommerso
Located in Waddinxveen, ZH
Beautiful green/blue with peach midcentury Italian Murano glass vase. Made using the Sommerso
Category

Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Vases

Materials

Glass, Murano Glass

Mid-Century Modern Murano Sommerso Glass Vase
By Murano Glass Sommerso
Located in Waddinxveen, ZH
Beautiful green and yellowwi Mid-Century Modern Italian Murano glass vase. Made using the Sommerso
Category

Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Vases

Materials

Glass, Murano Glass

Mid-Century Modern Murano Sommerso Glass Vase
By Murano Glass Sommerso
Located in Waddinxveen, ZH
Beautiful red mid-century Italian Murano glass vase. Made using the Sommerso (submerged) glass
Category

Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Vases

Materials

Murano Glass, Glass

Mid-Century Modern Murano Sommerso Glass Vase
By Murano Glass Sommerso
Located in Waddinxveen, ZH
Beautiful purple and blue Mid-Century Modern Italian Murano glass vase. Made using the Sommerso
Category

Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Vases

Materials

Glass, Murano Glass

Mid-Century Modern Murano Sommerso Glass Vase
By Murano Glass Sommerso
Located in Waddinxveen, ZH
Beautiful blue and peach Mid-Century Modern Italian Murano glass vase. Made using the Sommerso
Category

Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Vases

Materials

Glass, Murano Glass

Mid-Century Modern Murano Sommerso Glass Vase
Mid-Century Modern Murano Sommerso Glass Vase
H 15.75 in W 3.94 in D 3.94 in
Mid-Century Modern Murano Sommerso Glass Vase
By Murano Glass Sommerso
Located in Waddinxveen, ZH
Beautiful red mid-century Italian Murano glass vase. Made using the Sommerso (submerged) glass
Category

Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Vases

Materials

Glass, Murano Glass

Mid-Century Modern Murano Sommerso Glass Vase
By Murano Glass Sommerso
Located in Waddinxveen, ZH
Beautiful green/yellow midcentury Italian Murano glass vase. Made using the Sommerso (submerged
Category

Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Vases

Materials

Glass

Mid-Century Modern Murano Sommerso Glass Vase
By Murano Glass Sommerso
Located in Waddinxveen, ZH
Beautiful red mid-century Italian Murano glass vase. Made using the Sommerso (submerged) glass
Category

Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Vases

Materials

Glass

Mid-Century Modern Murano Sommerso Glass Vase
By Murano Glass Sommerso
Located in Waddinxveen, ZH
Beautiful colored mid-century Italian Murano glass vase. Made using the Sommerso (submerged) glass
Category

Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Vases

Materials

Glass

PAIR Large Antonio da Ros Cenedese Murano Sommerso Glass Figures Birds in Red
By Antonio da Ros
Located in Ann Arbor, MI
Large Antonio da Ros Cenedese Murano Sommerso Glass Figures of Birds in vibrant red. Rare to find a
Category

Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Animal Sculptures

Materials

Blown Glass

Midcentury Red, Blue and Crystal Murano "Sommerso" Glass Italian Bowl, 1960
Located in Roma, IT
Midcentury red, blue and crystal Murano "Sommerso" glass bowl. This amazing piece was designed in
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Ashtrays

Materials

Glass, Art Glass, Murano Glass

Set of 2 Murano Sommerso Glass Cigar Ashtrays with Stubbers Flavio Poli Attr.
By Flavio Poli
Located in Torquay, GB
Pair of 2 Murano sommerso glass cigar ashtrays and accompanying stubbers. Attributed to master
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Ashtrays

Materials

Glass

Luigi Onesto Murano Sommerso Glass Thick Walled Vase Signed 3.7kg
By Luigi Onesto
Located in Torquay, GB
Huge Murano sommerso glass vase by Luigi Onesto, circa 1950s. Unusual chunky and heavy glass vase
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Vases

Materials

Glass, Blown Glass

Petite Murano Sommerso Glass Ashtray Purple and Clear, Vintage, Italy, 1970s
By Murano Glass Sommerso
Located in Nuernberg, DE
Gorgeous hand blown Murano art glass piece. A beautiful minimalist ashtray, Venice, Murano, Italy
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Ashtrays

Materials

Art Glass

Petite Murano Sommerso Glass Open Salt or Toothpick Stand, Vintage, Italy, 1970s
By Murano Glass Sommerso
Located in Nuernberg, DE
Gorgeous hand blown Murano art glass piece. A beautiful minimalist ashtray, Venice, Murano, Italy
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Glass

Materials

Art Glass

70s Murano Sommerso Glass Vase - Handcrafted Italian Sculptural Piece in Blue
Located in San Benedetto Del Tronto, IT
Immerse yourself in the elegance of this exquisite 1970s Murano Sommerso glass vase. Handcrafted
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Vases

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Murano Glass

Murano Sommerso Glass Cigar Ashtray Dark Pink and Clear, Vintage, Italy, 1970s
By Murano Glass Sommerso
Located in Nuernberg, DE
Gorgeous hand blown Murano art glass piece. A beautiful brutalist and organic ashtray, Venice
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Ashtrays

Materials

Art Glass

Seguso Vetri d'Arte Murano Sommerso Glass Vase, 1960s
By Flavio Poli, Seguso Vetri d'Arte
Located in Berghuelen, DE
Seguso Vetri d'Arte Murano Sommerso Glass Vase, 1960s. A vintage Murano sommerso art glass vase
Category

Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Vases

Materials

Art Glass, Murano Glass

stunning Large Murano Sommerso Glass Flush Mount Ceiling Light, 1980s
By Murano Glass Sommerso
Located in Nuernberg, DE
Beautiful flush mount with a heavy textured Murano glass on a black lacquered metal fixture. The
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Vintage 1980s Italian Mid-Century Modern Flush Mount

Materials

Metal

LABELLED Archimede Seguso Murano Sommerso Glass Candle Holder
By Archimede Seguso
Located in Bolton, GB
This is a magnificent 1950/60's Venetian glass candlestick holder, made on the island of Murano
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Glass

Materials

Glass, Art Glass, Blown Glass, Murano Glass

Flavio Poli for Seguso Vetri d'Arte Murano Sommerso Glass Vase, 1930s
By Flavio Poli, Seguso Vetri d'Arte
Located in Berghuelen, DE
Flavio Poli for Seguso Vetri d'Arte Murano Sommerso glass vase 1930s A large and heavy Murano
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Early 20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Vases

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Art Glass, Murano Glass

Seguso Vetri d'Arte 'attr.' Murano Sommerso Glass Bowl 1960s
By Flavio Poli, Seguso Vetri d'Arte
Located in Berghuelen, DE
A heavy Murano sommerso glass bowl most probably manufactured by Seguso Vetri d'Arte circa 1950s
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Decorative Bowls

Materials

Art Glass, Murano Glass

Italian Murano Sommerso Glass Dark Purple Round Ashtray
Located in Byron Bay, NSW
submerged glass. A Murano sommerso vase is a type of vase made using the sommerso glassmaking technique
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Vintage 1970s Mid-Century Modern Ashtrays

Materials

Murano Glass

Large Seguso Vetri d'Arte Murano Sommerso Glass Bowl, 1960s
By Flavio Poli, Seguso Vetri d'Arte
Located in Berghuelen, DE
Large Seguso Vetri d'Arte Murano Sommerso Glass Bowl, 1960s. A very large Murano sommerso art
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Vases

Materials

Art Glass, Murano Glass

Large green vase, Murano sommerso glass
By Seguso
Located in Milano, IT
Many are the different styles of glass that are created on the island of Murano. Blown, sculpted or
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Vintage 1960s Italian Modern Vases

Materials

Murano Glass

Large green vase, Murano sommerso glass
Large green vase, Murano sommerso glass
H 12.21 in W 6.3 in D 3.15 in
Murano Sommerso Glass Anthropomorphic Figurine Paperweight
Located in Clifton Springs, NY
Unusual sculptural anthropomorphic figurine or paperweight is made in sommerso technique; colored
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Late 20th Century Italian Organic Modern Paperweights

Materials

Art Glass

Green and Yellow Murano Sommerso Glass Vase by Flavio Poli, Italy 1970s
By Flavio Poli
Located in Vienna, AT
Green and yellow Murano sommerso glass vase by Flavio Poli, Italy 1960s. This ashtonishing green
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Vases

Materials

Murano Glass

Turquoise Bright Pink Murano Sommerso Glass Vase by Flavio Poli, Italy, 1960s
By Flavio Poli
Located in Vienna, AT
Turquoise bright pink Murano Sommerso glass vase by Flavio Poli, Italy 1960s. This ashtonishing
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Vases

Materials

Murano Glass

Midcentury Cenedese Aquamarine and Amber Murano "Sommerso" Glass Bowl, 1960s
By Cenedese, Flavio Poli
Located in Roma, IT
originally developed in the 1930s by Antonio Da Ross. Sommerso (Italian for "sommerso") is the Murano glass
Category

Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Ashtrays

Materials

Glass, Art Glass, Murano Glass

Salviati, Murano Sommerso Glass, Blue Cobalt and Uranium Giraffe Sculpture
By Salviati
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This is part of a series called " Zoo" beautiful animals in sommerso glass .In black light you can
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Vintage 1950s Italian Modern Glass

Materials

Glass

Postmodern Murano Sommerso Glass Fish Figurine Paperweight
Located in Clifton Springs, NY
Festive teal, cobalt, and red tropical fish figurine or paperweight is made in sommerso technique
Category

Vintage 1980s Italian Organic Modern Paperweights

Materials

Art Glass

Faceted Murano 'Sommerso' Glass Vase Attributed to Mandruzzato, circa 1960-1969
Located in Munich, DE
A very beautiful Italian Murano green faceted art glass vase. circa mid to late-20th century, Italy
Category

Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Ashtrays

Materials

Glass

Amber Yellow Murano "Sommerso" Glass Bowl or Ashtray, Italy, Flavio Poli 1960
By Flavio Poli
Located in Roma, IT
Beautiful bowl or ashtray made in a spectacular ambered yellow Murano glass using the "Sommerso
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Ashtrays

Materials

Glass, Art Glass, Murano Glass, Blown Glass

1960s Italian Lilac and White Murano Sommerso Glass Vase
Located in Barcelona, ES
Sculptural Murano glass vase or centerpiece in shades of lilac glass and milk white glass, Italy
Category

Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Vases

Materials

Murano Glass, Opaline Glass, Sommerso, Blown Glass, Art Glass, Glass

Postmodern Murano Sommerso Glass Bird Figurine Paperweight Green Amber
Located in Clifton Springs, NY
Playful bird figurine or paperweight is made in sommerso technique; green colored glass gather is
Category

Late 20th Century Italian Post-Modern Paperweights

Materials

Art Glass, Murano Glass

Vintage Murano "Sommerso" Glass for Coffee table , Bookcase , Shelf
By Flavio Poli
Located in Milano, IT
how attractive massive Murano glass can be. Made in "Sommerso" glass, in shades of green, red and
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Decorative Bowls

Materials

Glass, Murano Glass, Art Glass

Venini Murano Sommerso Glass, Corroso Vase, by Carlo Scarpa, Acid 3-Line Mark
By Paolo Venini, Carlo Scarpa
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Great Murano bowl acid signature, Venini Murano Italia" 3 line. This bowl was made in several
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Vintage 1950s Italian Modern Glass

Materials

Murano Glass

Set of 2 New Old Stock, Murano Sommerso Glass Shell Bowl Cenedese Vetri, 1960s
By Gino Cenedese, Cenedese
Located in Kirchlengern, DE
Article: Murano glass bowl set of 2 Producer: Cenedese Vetri (marked underneath the
Category

Late 20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Ashtrays

Materials

Murano Glass

Barovier & Toso Murano Sommerso Glass Table Lamp with Avventurina 1960s
By Barovier&Toso
Located in New York, NY
handcrafted Murano glass table lamp with Sommerso and bullicante decorative techniques with
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Gold Leaf

stunning Large Murano Sommerso Glass Flush Mount Ceiling Light, 1980s
By Vetri
Located in Nuernberg, DE
Beautiful flush mount with a heavy textured Murano glass on a white lacquered metal fixture. The
Category

Vintage 1980s Italian Mid-Century Modern Flush Mount

Materials

Metal

Murano Sommerso Glass Block Bowl / Vide Poche, Italy, 1970's
By Flavio Poli
Located in Costa Mesa, CA
Murano Sommerso Amber Glass Block Bowl / Vide Poche / Catchall / Ashtray, Italy, 1970's.
Category

20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Decorative Bowls

Materials

Glass, Art Glass

Vintage Murano Sommerso Glass Vase by Salviati & Co., circa 1960
By Salviati, Luciano Gaspari
Located in Berghuelen, DE
A vintage art glass vase in blue and violet sommerso glass. Manufactured by Salviati & Co., Venezia
Category

Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Vases

Materials

Art Glass

Green Murano Sommerso Glass Bowl Signed by Archimede Seguso, Italy, 1960s
By Archimede Seguso
Located in Roma, IT
1960s. This lovely round Murano bowl was made using the "Sommerso" technique, the different layers of
Category

Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Decorative Bowls

Materials

Glass, Art Glass, Murano Glass, Blown Glass

Midcentury Ruby Red Murano "Sommerso" Glass Italian Bowl or Ashtray, 1960s
By Fratelli Toso
Located in Roma, IT
Magnificent heart-shaped ruby red and crystal Sommerso glass Murano glass bowl or ashtray. This
Category

Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Decorative Bowls

Materials

Glass, Art Glass, Murano Glass

Murano Red and Green "Sommerso" Glass Ashtray or Bowl
By Flavio Poli
Located in Kastrup, DK
Murano "Sommerso" glass ashtray in red and green colors. Design by Flavio Poli for Seguso. Venice
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Vintage 1960s Italian Modern Ashtrays

Materials

Glass

Yellow Murano Sommerso Glass Bowl Antonio Da Ros for Cenedese Attributed
By Antonio da Ros, Cenedese
Located in Landau an der Isar, Bayern
Antonio da Ros (attributed) for Cenedese large and heavy vintage Italian Murano glass bowl, serving
Category

Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Vases

Materials

Blown Glass, Murano Glass

Monumental 12" Italian Diamond Cut Faceted Brown Murano Sommerso Glass Vase
By Mandruzzato
Located in Landau an der Isar, Bayern
This monumentally large Italian Mid-Century Modern Murano glass vase, circa 1960 - 1980
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Vases

Materials

Murano Glass, Blown Glass

Murano Sommerso Red and Green Glass Ashtray or Bowl
By Alessandro Mandruzzato
Located in Kastrup, DK
Murano "Sommerso" glass ashtray in red and green colors. Design presumably by Alessandro
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Mid-20th Century Italian Modern Serving Bowls

Materials

Art Glass

Artisan Pair of Murano Sommerso Glass and Brushed Brass Table Lamps
By Venfield
Located in New York, NY
Elegant pair of pagliesco or straw color hand crafted Murano glass table lamps with fluted
Category

2010s Italian Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

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Murano Sommerso Glass For Sale on 1stDibs

Choose from an assortment of styles, material and more in our collection of murano sommerso glass on 1stDibs. Was constructed with extraordinary care, often using glass, murano glass and art glass. There are 1884 variations of the antique or vintage piece of murano sommerso glass you’re looking for, while we also have 7 modern editions of this piece to choose from as well. Your living room may not be complete without an item from our selection of murano sommerso glass — find older editions for sale from the 19th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 21st Century. Each choice in our collection of murano sommerso glass bearing Mid-Century Modern, Modern or Art Deco hallmarks is very popular. You’ll likely find more than one object in our assortment of murano sommerso glass that is appealing in its simplicity, but Murano Glass Sommerso, Alfredo Barbini and Seguso Vetri d'Arte produced versions that are worth a look.

How Much is a Murano Sommerso Glass?

The average selling price for a piece of murano sommerso glass at 1stDibs is $935, while they’re typically $1 on the low end and $59,500 for the highest priced.
Questions About Murano Sommerso Glass
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Sommerso glass is made by dipping colored glass into liquid molten glass in a second shade prior to mouth-blowing the material into the desired shape. The end result is a decorative object that shows off two or more colors. On 1stDibs, find a variety of Sommerso glass.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Sommerso art glass is glassware that has two or more layers of color in the piece that don’t mix together. Associated with Murano glass, sommerso is Italian for “submerged.” Find a collection of Sommerso art glass on 1stDibs from some of the world’s top sellers.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMarch 31, 2023
    Murano glass is colorful art glass primarily produced on Murano, an island in Venice, Italy. Artisans produce a variety of Murano glass decorative objects, including vases, lamps, candle holders, figurines, bowls and wine glasses. Shop a selection of Murano glass pieces on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMarch 31, 2023
    It is called Murano glass because of its place of origin. During the 13th century, artisans on the island of Murano in Venice, Italy, became famous for producing colorful glassware. Find a range of Murano glass from some of the world's top sellers on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Although Murano glass is usually brightly colored, there are a few varieties of clear Murano glass. Cristallo glass, which is achieved by a process of bleaching, is a type of clear Murano glass. Shop a range of antique and vintage Murano glass pieces on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Murano glass is identifiable by its richly layered colors and characteristic gold or silver flecks inside the glass. Authentic Murano glass often has small imperfections and an irregular shape due to the freeform creation process. Find a collection of authentic Murano glass from some of the world’s top sellers on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Murano Aventurine is glass that has been decorated with a surface effect which resembles shimmering specks found in quartz. This technique was pioneered by Murano in the 17th century. On 1stDibs, find Murano glass products from top sellers around the world.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMay 5, 2023
    Yes, Murano is blown glass. Artisans on Murano, an island in Venice, Italy, produce the colorful glassware through a unique process. Murano glass is identifiable by its richly layered colors and characteristic gold or silver flecks inside the glass. Authentic Murano glass often has small imperfections and an irregular shape due to the freeform creation process. One of the earliest Venetian glass furnaces is believed to have been established as far back as the 8th century (the filigrana technique is as old as the 16th century). On 1stDibs, shop a collection of Murano glassware from some of the world’s top sellers.
  • 1stDibs ExpertJune 15, 2023
    Whether Murano glass is valuable depends on a variety of factors, including the type of piece and its condition. Artisans on Murano, an island in Venice, Italy, produce the colorful glassware through a unique process. Murano glass is identifiable by its richly layered colors and characteristic gold or silver flecks inside the glass. Authentic Murano glass often has small imperfections and an irregular shape due to the freeform creation process. One of the earliest Venetian glass furnaces is believed to have been established as far back as the 8th century (the filigrana technique is as old as the 16th century). A certified appraiser can help you determine the value and authenticity of a particular piece. On 1stDibs, shop a selection of Murano glassware.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 16, 2024
    Murano glass is made of a combination of materials. In most cases, artisans use a blend of silica, soda, lime and potassium to produce the colorful art glass. The mixture gets heated to a high temperature to melt it, so that glassblowers can form it into various shapes. On 1stDibs, find a selection of Murano glass.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2024
    Yes, Murano glass is typically marked. You will usually find the markings on the bases of pieces or in other inconspicuous areas. Generally, Murano glass will display a trademark and a maker's mark, indicating which shop produced it. In most cases, authentic Murano glass will not have the word "Murano" on it. On 1stDibs, explore a selection of Murano glass.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Murano glass, from the Venetian island of Murano, is world-renowned for excellent craftsmanship and a wide variety of colors and decorations. The glassmakers of Murano use methods honed over centuries to create rich colors and designs by mixing different minerals during the process. Many examples contain gold and silver flecks inside the glass. You’ll find a collection of authentic Murano glass from some of the world’s top sellers on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Yes, Murano glass can break. Generally considered very durable, Murano glass is still made of glass and it is susceptible to breaks if it’s improperly handled or dropped. Known as some of the best glass produced in the world, unfortunately it can still break. On 1stDibs, find a collection of authentic Murano glass pieces from some of the world’s top sellers.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Authentic Murano glass often, but not always, includes labels with the name of the workshop, the signature of the glass master and a certificate of authenticity. To best determine if a Murano glass is authentic, look up the location of the factory found on the label. All authentic Murano glass is produced in Venice or Murano. Always purchase Murano glass from a reputable seller to ensure authenticity. Browse a selection of authentic Murano glass pieces on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 27, 2024
    How Murano glass is marked varies. Some pieces feature a label, sticker or other mark that bears the name of the studio that produced them. Others may only have an artist's signature or be unmarked. However, Murano glass artisans rarely put the word "Murano" on their pieces, though you will often see the word on replicas. For assistance determining whether a particular piece is Murano, consult an expert appraiser or antiques dealer. On 1stDibs, find a collection of Murano glass.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMarch 15, 2024
    Murano glass comes from Murano, an island located in the Venetian Lagoon to the north of Venice, Italy. Many people mistake the name Murano for that of a brand or company, but the term actually applies to glassware produced by a variety of makers. Fratelli Toso, Umberto Bellotto, the Salviati family, Ercole Barovier, Carlo Scarpa, Paolo Venini and Alfredo Barbini are just some of the glassblowers known for producing Murano glass. On 1stDibs, explore a wide range of Murano glass.
  • 1stDibs ExpertSeptember 28, 2021
    There is no real difference between Venetian glass and Murano glass. While both Venetian glass and Murano glass come from Murano Island, Venice is a more popular location than Murano, hence it is called widely as Venetian glass. You can use both search terms to find the best piece for you on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    To identify genuine Murano glass, first check for the certificate of authenticity. Sometimes, but not always, there will be a label with the workshop and the signature of the maker on the piece. Shop a collection of authentic Murano glass pieces from some of the world’s top sellers on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Murano glass is highly-coveted due to the glassblowing processes used to create each piece. Murano glass is known for its vivid color, handcrafted in Murano and Venice and a favorite among collectors and home interior decor enthusiasts. Browse a wide array of Murano glass from some of the world’s top sellers on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMay 5, 2023
    Whether Murano glass holds its value depends on a variety of factors, including how well it’s cared for as well as demand and supply. Antique Murano art glass can fetch thousands of dollars at auction depending on the brand, the history of the work, the technique used to design the piece and more. The first step in determining if your Murano glass object has held its value is determining its authenticity. To tell if a Murano glass vase is real, look for the name of the shop that produced it on the bottom. Then, use trusted online resources to determine if the workshop is in Murano, Italy. Bear in mind that authentic pieces normally do not have the word "Murano" on their labels. If you need assistance authenticating a particular vase, you may wish to enlist the help of a certified appraiser or experienced antiques dealer. Because it can be difficult to predict how the value of items will change over time, choose decorative objects that appeal to you. On 1stDibs, shop an assortment of Murano glassware from some of the world’s top sellers.

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