Vetro Soffiato Glass Vase attr. to Venini or Cappellin Murano 1920s
Item e6457

A large 'Vetro Soffiato' glass vase in very thin light blue transparent glass. Most probably manufactured by Venini or Cappellin, Murano Venice ca. 1920s. Unsigned. Similar to designs of Carlo Scarpa and Vittorio Zecchin.

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: 11.61" (29.5 cm)
Diameter: 6.89" (17.5 cm)

Literature Reference:
Marino Barovier, Vittorio Zecchin: Transparent Glass for Cappellin and Venini, Milano 2017, page 85 (similar design)
Marino Barovier and Carla Sonego, The M.V.M. Cappellin Glassworks And The Young Carlo Scarpa 1925 - 1931, Milano 2016, pages 82 and 105 (similar design)
Tiziana Casagrande and Ferruccio Franzoia, Venetian Glasses, Milano 2021, pages 307 and 341 (similar design)
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