Flavio Poli for Seguso Sommerso Vase Murano ca. 1960
Item e6291

A large venetian sommerso glass vase manufactured by Seguso Vetri D'Arte and designed by Flavio Poli in the 1960ties. Clear and grey sommerso glass, polished rim. Rests of the 1960s Seguso lable on the body. It is signed 'SVA  Albarelli 980'. This signature was used on items in stock which where signed after Maurizio Albarelli and his wife Elin took over the company in 1973.

Seguso Vetri d'Arte was founded in 1933 by several glass masters amoung Archimede, Ernesto and Alberto Seguso. In 1934 Flavio Poli became artistic director and in 1937 partner. In the 1950s and 60s the sommerso, valva and siderale designs of Poli became very sucesssful. After the retirement of Poli in 1963 Mario Pinzoni took over the artistic direction. The company was liquidatd in 1985 and sold to Amelio Cenedese in 1990. Giampaolo Seguso and his sons established Seguso viro in 1993. 

Width: 3.94" (10 cm)
Height: 12.2" (31 cm)
Depth: 2.56" (6.5 cm)

Literature Reference:
Marc Heiremans, Seguso Vetri D'Arte, Stuttgart 2014, page 151
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