Archimede Seguso "Alabastro" Art Glass Bowl, Murano Italy ca. 1958
Item e6585

A Venetian art glass bowl in oval shape designed by Archimede Seguso for Vetreria Artistica Archimede Seguso ca. 1958. Thick opaline glass called "Alabastro" with pink inside and a clear glass overlay. An authentic piece of Midcentury Modern Murano art glass of the late 1950s.

For centuries the name Seguso has been associated with glass art from Murano. Archimede Seguso (1909-1999) is the master glassmaker of the family history of the 20th century. In the 1950s Archimede showd all his genius with creations like the "Merletto" (lacework) the "Reticello Piume" (feathers) or the "Polvery" (powdered) series. The cooperation with Tiffany & Co allowed Seguso new opportunities for great collections. In 1989 Archimede Seguso celebrated his 80th birthday in New York with a solo exhibition - the title speaks for itself: The Master of the Masters. His worldwide exhibitions are always a box office hit and are sometimes extended twice.

Measures:
Length: 6.89" (17.5 cm)
Width: 5.51" (14 cm)
Height: 2.76" (7 cm)

Literature Reference:
Rosa Barovier Mentasti, I Vetri di Archimede Seguso, Torino 1995, Photos 65-67
Leslie Pina, Archimede Seguso, Atgen 2007, Page 76 ff
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