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I have inherited what I am told is a valuable Italian vase

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I have inherited what I am told is a valuable Italian vase from the 1950's can you tell me anything about it?
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Nora replied 1 month ago.

Hi,

Please send images at your convenience.

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Customer: replied 1 month ago.
do you want another, it is not signed and has a fat bottom and stands 34cm (13 1/2") tall
Expert:  Nora replied 1 month ago.

There are no images showing here on my end.

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Customer: replied 1 month ago.
here are two pics attached to this email
Expert:  Nora replied 1 month ago.

Hi,

Thank you for the images. Please allow me some time to look these over for you.

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Expert:  Nora replied 1 month ago.

Hello,

This is indeed a fine Mid 20th century Murano art glass piece.

The striated color technique are known as 'sommerso' and the white twist at the bottom is called a 'latticino swirl'.

This was likely produced by Luigi Onesto, who worked glass expertly in both of the methods of sommerso and latticino.

On today's market, at 34cm this could sell for $1200 - $2000USD at auction or 910GBP - 1516GBP.

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Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Can you point me to pictures I can compare withmy vase. The Onesto and Oball vases I have seen don't have such fine latticino work so I am unsure of your identification
Expert:  Nora replied 1 month ago.
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Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Thank-you