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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Pair Signed Murano Art Glass Figurines Luigi Onesto Asia Influence Oggetti OBALl

Pair Signed Murano Art Glass Figurines Luigi Onesto Asia Influence Oggetti OBALl

$85.00

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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

$1,250.86

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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

$1,250.86

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Vintage OGGETTI Murano Art Glass Bowl. Mid Century Modern. Luigi Onesto Italy

Vintage OGGETTI Murano Art Glass Bowl. Mid Century Modern. Luigi Onesto Italy

$85.00

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Murano Sommerso Art Glass Elephant Sculpture  by Luigi Onesto Weighs 1,640kg

Murano Sommerso Art Glass Elephant Sculpture by Luigi Onesto Weighs 1,640kg

$101.63

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Signed 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

$1,250.86

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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

$469.06

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Summerso Murano Vase Signed Luigi Onesto

Summerso Murano Vase Signed Luigi Onesto

$399.50

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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

$469.06

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

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

$1,094.50

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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

$1,094.50

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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

$343.99

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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

$469.06

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MURANO LUIGI ONESTO Sommerso glass Candlestick holders

MURANO LUIGI ONESTO Sommerso glass Candlestick holders

$262.50

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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

$140.71

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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 Murano Sommerso Submerged Faceted Scent Bottle/Stopper by Luigi Onesto

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

$375.25

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Luigi Onesto, Murano, Sommerso Vase - HUGE - Signed

Luigi Onesto, Murano, Sommerso Vase - HUGE - Signed

$400.00

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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

$469.06

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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)

$469.06

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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

$1,563.58

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