Large Venini Art Glass Vase with Inciso Decoration Paolo Venini, Murano 1956
Item e6749

A large vintage art glass vase in notte (night) blue pesante glass with layered colours and clear glass overlay. The whole surface is decorated with horizontal light grinding. Designed by Paolo Venini and manufactured by Venini Murano Venice in the 1950s. Venini model number 4822. Signed with acid etched signature 'venini murano ITALIA' on the base.

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 were honored with several awards. Till today Venini is one of the leading art glass manufacturies on Murano.

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Width: 5.75" (14.6 cm)
Height: 11.61" (29.5 cm)
Depth: 4.33" (11 cm)

Literature Reference:
Marino Barovier and Carla Sonego, Paolo Venini and his Furnace, Milano 2018, page 245 and 261
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