Offered is a hand-blown Sommerso studio glass perfume bottle by Roger Gandelman. The bottle has a ruby chamber encased in clear glass with a gold luster finish, two cut facets that expose the chamber, and a simple, clear glass teardrop stopper. The bottle is 4 ½ " tall, including the stopper, and 2 ½ " wide, signed and dated on the base as shown, and in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, or repairs noted. Roger Gandelman is a glass artist known worldwide for his uniquely beautiful art glass perfume bottles. He works alone in his small art glass studio, founded in 1974. Early in his career, Gandelman created a variety of glass pieces but eventually focused exclusively on creating perfume bottles. His dedication to his artistic vision is so strong that he typically turns down exhibition offers and commissioned work to remain focused on making his signature perfume bottles. He works quietly and meticulously. Prized by art glass collectors for their transcendent beauty, his work is known for precision, attention to detail, and exquisite beauty. His pieces have been displayed in several prestigious museums, including the Smithsonian Museum, the Discovery Museum of Art, and the High Museum of Art, and featured in numerous art exhibitions worldwide.