A GROUP OF FIVE EUROPEAN AND AMERICAN ART GLASS VESSELS, CIRCA 1970-1999, comprising an octagonal bowl by Mdina Glassworks, Mdina, Malta, circa 1978, height: 2 1/2", diameter: 5 3/4"; a Sommerso glass vase, Murano, Italy, circa 1970, retaining partial "Made in Italy" paper label, height: 3 1/2", width: 2 7/8", depth: 2 1/2"; a free form blown ashtray with controlled bubbles and gold flecks, Murano, Italy, circa 1970, height: 2 1/2", diameter: 4 1/4"; a small shell form clear glass bowl with controlled bubbles, Murano, Italy, circa 1970, height: 1 3/4", width: 3 3/8", depth: 3 3/4"; and a Marsha Blaker-DeSomma (American w. 20th/21st Century) blown and lamp work aquatic theme glass sculpture, Santa Cruz, California, 1999, engraved signature and date to the bottom, height: 3 3/8", width: 4 1/4", depth: 4".
With the exception of the small Murano shell form bowl, all in overall good condition with no evidence of chips, nicks, or cracks to the glass; the shell form bowl with a small area of loss at the curved spine of the shell.
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