Fulvio Bianconi Bowl Pezzato Americano, Venini, Murano 1950s
Item e6456

A Pezzato Americano bowl in yellow, green, straw and black colored glass designed by Fulvio Bianconi in 1950. Manufactured by Venini, Venice ca. 1950s. With acid etched signature 'Venini Murano Italia' on the base. Model no. 4914. One of the most famous iconic designs of Fulvio Bianconi.

In 1921 Paolo Venini and Giacomo Cappellin founded a company that would become world famous. Under the artistic directions of Vittorio Zecchin the Vetri Soffiati Cappellin Venini & C. become the whiz kid of the golden 1920s. Over the decades, countless world-renowned artists like Napoleone Martinuzzi, Carlo Scarpa, Tomaso Buzzi, Fulvio Bianconi, Tuni Zuccheri, Thomas Stearns, Toots Zynski or Ettore Sottsass have enthusiastically worked for Venini, designing something very special with each of their new techniques and designs. The creations of Venini where honored with several awards. Till today Venini is one of the leading art glass manufacturies on Murano.

Measures:
Height: 3.54" (9 cm)
Diameter: 7.68" (19.5 cm)

Literature Reference:
Marino Barovier with Carla Sonego, Fulvio Bianconi at Venini, Milano 2015, pages 168 and 186
Rossana Bossaglia, I Vetri di Fulvio Bianconi, Torino 1993, plate 23
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