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1970s Modernist Faceted Clear Murano Glass Ashtray by Formia

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An extremely rare Murano glass ashtray designed and manufactured by Formia, it's a block of transparent and satin glass in lovely conditions. This Ashtray by Formia is a stunning example of the artistic and design sensibilities of that era. The ashtray's design embodies the Modernist aesthetic that was prevalent during the 1970s, characterized by clean lines, geometric shapes, and a focus on functionality without sacrificing artistic expression. The ashtray features a transparent and satin finish, which adds depth and texture to the piece. The transparent glass allows light to play with the colors and patterns within the glass, creating a captivating visual effect as the light interacts with the material. The satin finish adds a touch of elegance and softness to the surface, making the ashtray both visually appealing and tactilely pleasing. Formia, a prominent Murano glass studio, would have infused their artistic prowess into the ashtray's creation. Skilled glass artisans would have meticulously blown and shaped the glass, working with the molten material to bring the designer's vision to life. The combination of traditional craftsmanship and innovative design results in a piece that is both functional and a work of art. Overall, this Modernist Ashtray by Formia it's a captivating blend of artistic innovation and functional design. It encapsulates the spirit of its time while showcasing the enduring beauty of Murano glass craftsmanship.
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