Sanyu Glassworks Narumi Rainbow Sommerso Abstract Tricorn Swirl Dish, 1960s-70s

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This sculpted and handblown work of Japanese art glass is by the glassworks Sanyu, from the 'Narumi Fantasy' series that is characterised by its candy and jewel-like colour palette.

The form is highly tactile and superbly organic with 3 lobes alternating between 3 swirled faces. A beautifully elegant piece, the stylised curves and arches provide prismatic ability. The colour palette of this series only contains the 3 colours of Tourmaline pink, Topaz blue and Citrine yellow. The 3 colours change their tones as they become magnified and overlapped within the clear exterior casing creating additional shades of green, peach and purple.

There is a further layer of hidden magic within this piece that becomes apparent when it is placed in the pathway of sunlight and surrounding surfaces light up from the refractions.

The enchanting quality of the captured colours and the uniqueness of being handblown makes this piece suitable for display or for functional use.

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  • Dimensions: Height: c. 3.6" / c. 9.2 cm tall x c. 6.3" / c. 16 cm diameter (across widest point) Rim opening measurements: c. 4.7" / c. 12 cm (across widest point). Base measurements: c. 2.8" / c. 7 cm. Unpackaged weight c. 1.7 kg / c. 1,660 gms.
  • Condition: Superb. No chips or cracks or damage, There is mild wear, predominantly movement marks on the underside of the base that is commensurate with age.
  • Fabric Content: Glass
  • Vendor Colour Code: MULTI
  • Vendor Style Code: 1311181065
  • Andrews SKU: 6101-0039
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