FM Konstglas 24k Gold Bullicante Art Crystal Apple and Pear, 1960s
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These luxuriant works of Swedish art crystal, handblown in c. 2,400°F / 1,300°C was crafted using the Bullicante ('Controlled Bubble') art glass technique by the Marcolin brothers for their art glass studio FM Konstglas (1961-1991) in Ronneby, Sweden.
Made famous in the 1930s by Archimede Seguso, the Bullicante technique involves overlaying several layers of air bubbles in a net pattern inside a piece. In solid crystal, these pieces celebrate the exquisite precision of the Bullicante technique with the delicately encasing net pattern over a core layer of 24-karat gold. Being handblown works of art, every piece is finished with its own slightly unique accent of hand-worked leaf and stem detailing.
These exceptional art crystal sculptures are timelessly modern, yet luxurious in style and bring with them an elevated yet glamorous simplicity.
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- Dimensions: Apple Height: c. 4.3" / 11 cm tall. Diameter c. 3.4" / 8.7 cm (across the widest point). Base measurements: c. 1.4" / 3.5 cm diameter. Pear Height: c. 6.3" / 16 cm tall. Diameter c. 3.1" / 8 cm (across the widest point). Base measurements: c. 1.7" / 4.2 cm diameter. Unpackaged Weight [Pair]: c. 1.8 kg / 1,835 g.
- Excellent. No chips, cracks, or repairs. There is faint wear of movement marks on the underside of the bases that are commensurate with the age.
- Fabric Content: Glass
- Vendor Colour Code: CLEAR
- Vendor Style Code: 1311181117
- Andrews SKU: 6101-0033
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