SOMMERSO ART GLASS DUCK FIGURE WITH
ORIGINAL FOIL LABEL C.1960-70
collectable Murano Venetian art glass hand crafted figure. A
distinctive Sommerso cased glass duck model that is
full of character. Note the stylized shape and beautiful turquoise
colouring with delicate aventurine gold hints to the bill and webbed
feet. The piece retains an original Murano glass Italy foil label and
may have been made by Veneni (see below). It dates
between 1960 and 1970."Antiques
Expert Hamilton Bear.
height 190 mm max.
The surviving Murano glass foil label to base is
difficult to interpret fully as it is rubbed (as illustrated). It reads
either "Genuine? Venetian" or perhaps "Veneni?" and below "Made in
Excellent with no chips, cracks or restoration and great
decorative/display qualities. There is a small area of roughness to the
flat of the base at the back which is a product of manufacture.
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