Luigi Onesto Art Glass

Luigi Onesto vaseOne of the most famous makers of Italian Murano art glass is Luigi Onesto. Born in Murano, Italy to a family of glassmakers, Luigi was immersed in the art from an early age. As a teenager he honed his craft during his apprenticeship at Gambaro & Poggi, one of the oldest and leading glass making companies in Italy at the time. Once he had attained suitable skill he founded his own art glass studio, Vetreria Artistica Oball, where he now works with his sons. On numerous occasions he has collaborated with Oggetti, the famous U.S importer and retailer of fine Italian art glass.

Luigi’s work is characterized by his exceptionally skillful use of the sommerso technique. Sommerso involves layering multiple colors of glass for a very distinctive and beautiful effect. It is not a simple process by any means and in the hands of lesser artists the effect is often ruined by the presence of air bubbles between the layers. In the hands of a skilled artist like Luigi Onesto the end result is quite dazzling as you can see in the example to the right.

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SIGNED! XL Beautiful Submerged Murano Multi Sommerso Luigi Onesto Art Glass Vase

SIGNED! XL Beautiful Submerged Murano Multi Sommerso Luigi Onesto Art Glass Vase

$468.13

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15" Murano Glass Sommerso Vase w Pulled Top Seguso Flavio Poli or Luigi Onesto

$75.00

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Extra Large Beautiful Submerged Murano Multi Sommerso Luigi Onesto Glass Vase

Extra Large Beautiful Submerged Murano Multi Sommerso Luigi Onesto Glass Vase

$1,248.38

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Signed Murano Sommerso Oball Submerged Oriental Glass Figure by Luigi Onesto

Signed Murano Sommerso Oball Submerged Oriental Glass Figure by Luigi Onesto

$234.06

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9.5" Teardrop Sommerso Murano Vase Signed Luigi Onesto Red Amber Cased Oggetti

$50.00

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SIGNED! Large Beautiful Submerged Murano Multi Sommerso Luigi Onesto Glass Vase

SIGNED! Large Beautiful Submerged Murano Multi Sommerso Luigi Onesto Glass Vase

$1,560.48

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Artist Signed Luigi Onesto Summerso Murano Vase

Artist Signed Luigi Onesto Summerso Murano Vase

$399.50

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16" Teardrop Sommerso Murano Vase Signed Luigi Onesto Green Amber Cased Oggetti

$100.00

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GIANT Murano Sommerso Submerged Art Glass Bowl with Label by Luigi Onesto SIGNED

GIANT Murano Sommerso Submerged Art Glass Bowl with Label by Luigi Onesto SIGNED

$1,248.38

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SIGNED! XL Beautiful Submerged Murano Multi Sommerso Luigi Onesto Art Glass Vase

SIGNED! XL Beautiful Submerged Murano Multi Sommerso Luigi Onesto Art Glass Vase

$468.13

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Signed Huge Sized Submerged Sommerso Art Glass Sculpture Luigi Onesto 7.2kg

Signed Huge Sized Submerged Sommerso Art Glass Sculpture Luigi Onesto 7.2kg

$1,248.38

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Unusual Submerged Sommerso Glass Block Faceted Ashtray Luigi Onesto Oball

Unusual Submerged Sommerso Glass Block Faceted Ashtray Luigi Onesto Oball

$468.13

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11" Teardrop Sommerso Murano Vase Signed Luigi Onesto Red Amber Cased Oggetti

$50.00

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SIGNED! Large Striking Murano Multi Sommerso Art Glass vase by Luigi Onesto VGC

SIGNED! Large Striking Murano Multi Sommerso Art Glass vase by Luigi Onesto VGC

$1,248.38

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GIANT 37cm Submerged Murano Sommerso Art Glass Perfume Scent Bottle Luigi Onesto

GIANT 37cm Submerged Murano Sommerso Art Glass Perfume Scent Bottle Luigi Onesto

$3,120.98

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Signed Giant Submerged Sommerso Art Glass Oriental Sculpture Luigi Onesto 7.7kg

Signed Giant Submerged Sommerso Art Glass Oriental Sculpture Luigi Onesto 7.7kg

$2,184.68

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SIGNED! XL Submerged Murano Multi Sommerso Luigi Onesto Oggetti Art Glass Vase

SIGNED! XL Submerged Murano Multi Sommerso Luigi Onesto Oggetti Art Glass Vase

$468.13

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SIGNED! Large Submerged Murano Multi Sommerso Twist Art Glass Vase Luigi Onesto

SIGNED! Large Submerged Murano Multi Sommerso Twist Art Glass Vase Luigi Onesto

$1,014.31

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Signed XXL Sized Submerged Murano Sommerso Art Glass Vase by Luigi Onesto

Signed XXL Sized Submerged Murano Sommerso Art Glass Vase by Luigi Onesto

$1,872.58

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SIGNED! 31cm Beautiful Submerged Murano Multi Sommerso Luigi Onesto Glass Vase

SIGNED! 31cm Beautiful Submerged Murano Multi Sommerso Luigi Onesto Glass Vase

$1,248.38

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Signed XXL Sized Submerged Murano Sommerso Art Glass Vase by Luigi Onesto 5kg

Signed XXL Sized Submerged Murano Sommerso Art Glass Vase by Luigi Onesto 5kg

$1,092.33

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