Heavy Vetro Sommerso Vase by Carlo Scarpa for Venini Murano ca. 1930s
Item e6557

A vetro sommerso bollicine vase designed by Carlo Scarpa between 1934 and 1936. Manufactured by Venini Murano Venice in the  1930s. Thick green glass with multiple air bubbles and gold foil inclusions. Acid etched signature "venini murano ITALIA" on the base. Venini model number 3563. The sommerso bollicine series was first exhibited at the Bienale of Venice in 1934 and later on the Trienale of Milan in 1936. Very good condition with a tiny hairline on the rim of the base. 

Measures:
Height: 8.66" (22 cm)
Diameter: 5.71" (14.5 cm)

Literature Reference:
Marino Barovier, Carlo Scarpa Venini 1932 - 1947, Milano 2012, pages 124 and 136
Marina Barovier, Il Vetro di Murano alle Bienali 1895-1972, Milano 1995, page 129
Fondazione Giorgio Cini, Gli Artisti di Venini, Milano 1996, foto 75
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