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 OBALL DISH Luigi ONESTO Ashtray Bowl ArT GLaSs Italian ITALY Venetian EC

Murano OBALL DISH Luigi ONESTO Ashtray Bowl ArT GLaSs Italian ITALY Venetian EC

$139.95

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FAB Murano LUiGi ONESTO Heart Vase LABEL OBALL Italy ArT GLaSs Sommerso SiGNED

FAB Murano LUiGi ONESTO Heart Vase LABEL OBALL Italy ArT GLaSs Sommerso SiGNED

$249.95

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Large 11

Large 11" T Luigi Onesto Murano Art Glass Vase Ochi Blue/Clear Sommerso Murrines

$440.99

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11" Murano Sommerso Italian Art Glass Perfume Bottle Unsigned Luigi Onesto Oball

$339.99

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Pair SUPERB Murano Love Birds OBALL Luigi ONESTO Alabastro ArT GLaS LABEL Italy

Pair SUPERB Murano Love Birds OBALL Luigi ONESTO Alabastro ArT GLaS LABEL Italy

$144.95

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Vintage Luigi Onesto Signed Murano Italian Sommerso

Vintage Luigi Onesto Signed Murano Italian Sommerso "Submerged" Art Glass Vase

$645.00

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SUPERB Murano BIRD Alabastro OBALL Luigi ONESTO Italian ArT GLaSs LABEL Italy

SUPERB Murano BIRD Alabastro OBALL Luigi ONESTO Italian ArT GLaSs LABEL Italy

$79.95

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Vtg MAJESTIC Murano SWAN Bird OBALL Luigi ONESTO Alabastro ArT GLaS LABEL Italy

Vtg MAJESTIC Murano SWAN Bird OBALL Luigi ONESTO Alabastro ArT GLaS LABEL Italy

$99.95

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Stunning Vintage  Murano  Luigi ONESTO Fishtail Vase Italian Art  Multi-color

Stunning Vintage Murano Luigi ONESTO Fishtail Vase Italian Art Multi-color

$500.00

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LARGE LUIGI ONESTO MURANO 1970 ITALIAN VINTAGE MID-CENTURY MODERN ART GLASS VASE

LARGE LUIGI ONESTO MURANO 1970 ITALIAN VINTAGE MID-CENTURY MODERN ART GLASS VASE

$749.00

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 Vtg Murano OBALL Luigi ONESTO Fishtail Vase Italian ArT GLass  Signed

Vtg Murano OBALL Luigi ONESTO Fishtail Vase Italian ArT GLass Signed

$50.00

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Vtg Murano OBALL Clam Shell Venetian LUiGi ONESTO Italian ArT GLaSs Italy LABEL

Vtg Murano OBALL Clam Shell Venetian LUiGi ONESTO Italian ArT GLaSs Italy LABEL

$99.95

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MURANO, LUIGI ONESTO SGND SOMERSO ART GLASS BUD VASE for OGGETTI, STUNNING MINT

MURANO, LUIGI ONESTO SGND SOMERSO ART GLASS BUD VASE for OGGETTI, STUNNING MINT

$350.00

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Murano OBALL SIGNED Fabio & Luigi Onesto Oggetti Vase Venetian Italian Vtg

Murano OBALL SIGNED Fabio & Luigi Onesto Oggetti Vase Venetian Italian Vtg

$299.00

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Vase Murano Glass L. Onesto Red & Blue Submerged Internal Layers Luigi Onesto

Vase Murano Glass L. Onesto Red & Blue Submerged Internal Layers Luigi Onesto

$249.99

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STUNNING Vintage Murano Glass Gold Sparkle Signed By Luigi Onesto Murano

STUNNING Vintage Murano Glass Gold Sparkle Signed By Luigi Onesto Murano

$69.95

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VINTAGE C1970'S SIGNED LUIGI ONESTO MURANO FUSED ART GLASS DECANTER

VINTAGE C1970'S SIGNED LUIGI ONESTO MURANO FUSED ART GLASS DECANTER

$375.00

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Murano Luigi Onesto Oball Large 12

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

$700.00

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Murano Sommerso Perfume Bottle by Luigi Onesto

Murano Sommerso Perfume Bottle by Luigi Onesto

$700.00

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Awesome Submerged Sommerso Murano Vase Attributed To Luigi Onesto 13

Awesome Submerged Sommerso Murano Vase Attributed To Luigi Onesto 13"

$99.95

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HUGE 14

HUGE 14"▪Signed▪Luigi ONESTO ▪MURANO▪ITALY▪FISH Sculpture Figure

$450.00

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