Vetro Calcedonio Vase by Napoleone Martinuzzi for Venini Murano ca. 1930s
Item e6548

A very rare Murano art glass vase attributed to Napoleone Martinuzzi around 1930. Manufactured by Cappelin in the 1920s or Venini in the 1930s. Thin hand blown malachid (calcedonio) glass with curved handles on each side. Similar to Venini model number 3255. This model was produced in different glass types. The vase is not signed.  It was bought from a very famous collection in the 1990s. Reach out for more information on the provenance.

Measures:
Height: 9.06" (23 cm)
Diameter: 6.3" (16 cm)

Literature Reference:
Marino Barovier, Napoleone Martinuzzi Venini 1925 - 1931, Milano 2013, pages 159, 314, 330 (shape) and 323, 328 (glass technique)
Franco Deboni, Venini Glass Volume 2, Turin 2007, page 80 (glass technique)
Marina Barovier, Napoleone Martinuzzi Vetraio del Novecento, Padua 2001, page 27 (technique and page 76 (shape)
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