Venini Art Glass Bottle with Fasce Decoration, Murano 1950s
Item e6556

A large glass bottle in transparent green glass with red stopper and a red "a fascia" band on the body as decoration. Manufactured by Venini Murano Venice ca. 1950s. Venini model number 4479.  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 where honored with several awards. Till today Venini is one of the leading art glass manufacturies on Murano.

Measures:
Height: 14.17" (36 cm)
Diameter: 2.56" (6.5 cm)

Literature Reference:
Anna Venini Diaz de Santillana, Venini Catalogo Ragionato 1921-1986, Milano 2000, page 281
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