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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Murano Sommerso oval centerpiece bowl signed Luigi Onesto w/ t Obell tags Mint!

Murano Sommerso oval centerpiece bowl signed Luigi Onesto w/ t Obell tags Mint!

$199.00

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Beautiful Summerso Murano Vase made by Vetreria Oball *Signed* by Luigi Onesto!

Beautiful Summerso Murano Vase made by Vetreria Oball *Signed* by Luigi Onesto!

$480.00

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17lbs! ~ OCCHI Luigi Onesto vtg murano art glass vase sculpture italian sommerso

17lbs! ~ OCCHI Luigi Onesto vtg murano art glass vase sculpture italian sommerso

$2,500.00

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MURANO LUIGI ONESTO Sommerso glass Candlestick holders

MURANO LUIGI ONESTO Sommerso glass Candlestick holders

$350.00

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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

$450.55

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WONDERFUL MURANO  LUIGI ONESTO SIGNED SOMMERSO ART GLASS BUD VASE FOR OGGETTI

WONDERFUL MURANO LUIGI ONESTO SIGNED SOMMERSO ART GLASS BUD VASE FOR OGGETTI

$350.00

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Luigi Onesto Multi Murano Sommerso Ogetti/Oball Faceted Glass Vase (RARE)

Luigi Onesto Multi Murano Sommerso Ogetti/Oball Faceted Glass Vase (RARE)

$450.55

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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

$1,201.50

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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

$1,201.50

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Rare! Large Submerged Murano Sommerso Art Glass Vase by Luigi Onesto Oball

Rare! Large Submerged Murano Sommerso Art Glass Vase by Luigi Onesto Oball

$450.55

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Vintage signed Luigi Onesto sommerso vase emerald amber Murano art glass OGGETTI

Vintage signed Luigi Onesto sommerso vase emerald amber Murano art glass OGGETTI

$39.99

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Signed Murano Sommerso Submerged Faceted Scent Bottle/Stopper by Luigi Onesto

Signed Murano Sommerso Submerged Faceted Scent Bottle/Stopper by Luigi Onesto

$360.44

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Luigi Onesto - Oball - Two-Tone Incalmo Glass Pendant Lamp - 1985 - Murano

Luigi Onesto - Oball - Two-Tone Incalmo Glass Pendant Lamp - 1985 - Murano

$330.42

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Murano Large 12

Murano Large 12" Perfume Bottle Signed Luigi Onesto Oball Hand Blown Art Glass

$849.95

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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

$450.55

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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

$360.44

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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

$450.55

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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

$1,501.88

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Signed Murano Sommerso Oball Submerged Glass Apple paperweight by Luigi Onesto

Signed Murano Sommerso Oball Submerged Glass Apple paperweight by Luigi Onesto

$135.16

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MASSIVE 16 INCH LUIGI ONESTO MURANO SOMMERSO FISHTAIL VASE OGGETTI MULTI COLOR

MASSIVE 16 INCH LUIGI ONESTO MURANO SOMMERSO FISHTAIL VASE OGGETTI MULTI COLOR

$599.95

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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

$600.74

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