LARGE sommerso glass whale figurine Marcolin blue & lilac alexandrite 1.6kg

£89.99

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Vintage 1960’s Sommerso Teardrop Whale Shaped Paperweight, Sculpture

Beautiful handcrafted vintage glass sculpture of a whale with sommerso blue & lilac, cased in clear glass designed by Benito Marcolin
 
Large and heavy this blue & lilac whale is cased in neodymium (a.k.a. alexandrite) glass, a neat colour changing glass that appears a lilac pink colour in natural day light and changes to almost a baby blue under artificial light 
 
The whale was designed by Benito Marcolin, a murano glass master, who with his brother Josef set up FM Konstglas of Ronneby, Sweden in 1961
This large and heavy piece will make an excellent display piece.
LENGTH: 31cm
HEIGHT: 12cm
WEIGHT: 1612gm
CONDITION: Perfect undamaged condition some light base wear

 

 
 
 
 
 

 

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Weight1612 g
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