EXQUISITE EXAMPLE OF JULIO SANTOS STUDIO ART GLASS! Presenting a stunning quality Australian studio art glass bowl, expertly hand crafted and signed by the renowned and highly collected glass artist, Julio Santos in 1981.This perfectly formed, sleekly curved squat bowl has been spectacularly coloured with a feathered aubergine purple and golden amber design encased within the thick clear glass form. Streaks of aubergine purple and amber have been pulled and feathered to create a striking Art Nouveau inspired stylised floral motif encased within. SIZE: This impressive bowl measures 160mms in diameter and stands approx 45mms tall. CONDITION: This quality hand blown piece is presented in excellent condition, with no chips, cracks or repairs. There are light surface scratches to the very base, consistent with a piece of this vintage having been placed upon a surface but mentioned for complete accuracy.
The glass retains a magnificent sparkle with no frosting or clouding. This piece has been very well cared for and presents spectacularly. MARKS: This piece is beautifully signed and dated to the base with an engraved J. THE ARTIST: Julio Santos is a highly skilled and renowned master glass blower and is extensively represented in galleries both in Australia and overseas. The Sydney Powerhouse Museum have acquired at least six of his pieces, and his work is also part of the NGV and National Gallery of Australia collections.This superb piece would make a fine addition to any Julio Santos or Australian art glass collection! A stunning feature for any well designed contemporary home. A perfect gift idea for any discerning admirer of fine quality, hand crafted, artistically designed, unique and individual objects of sheer beauty.
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This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Cookware, Dinnerware & Serveware\Bowls". The seller is "threetreefrogs" and is located in this country: AU. This item can be shipped worldwide.