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The Fragile House

Vintage Bubble Pear Paperweight

Vintage Bubble Pear Paperweight

Regular price $48.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $48.00 USD
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 "Bullicante" as in Italian, or "controlled bubble" is a glass making technique. Hand made glass nearly always has a few small bubbles occurred during glass making process. Early glass markers invented tools to make this "incident" more regular and into a controlled pattern.

Sommerso means “submerged” in Italian, which was developed in Murano, Italy during the late 1930s. This glass making technique is used to create several layers of glass inside a single object, giving the illusion of “immersed” colors.

Color: Green

Material: Glass

Year: Mid-century

Origin: Italy

Condition: Excellent, except very light vintage wear at bottom (see last picture)

Dimensions: 2.5''W x 3.5''H

*Vintage items are unique because they travel through decades. Even though all pieces are hand-picked, carefully examined and cleaned, they aren't brand new as new merchandise. 

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