This thick glass is obtained by superimposing several layers of cristallo (clear) and transparent colored glass, still attached to the blow-pipe, and repeatedly immersing the object during the process in the various pots of molten colored glass. There are many variations on this technique because some layers of transparent glass can be replaced with other types of glass, for instance bubble glass, gold leaf glass etc.
The inclusion of which produces fine chromatic effects. Sommerso glass was especially popular during the 1930s.
In perfect condition without any chips or cracks only minor wear to the bottom due to age. The item "Vintage Rare Alessandro Mandruzzato Murano Casket Sommerso Glass Jewellery Box" is in sale since Thursday, May 13, 2021.
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