Alessandro Mendini - Design New York Friday, November 13, 2009 | Phillips

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  • Literature

    Franco Deboni, Venini Glass, Catalogue 1921-2007, Turin, 2007, fig. 341 for a similar example

  • Catalogue Essay

    Although Mendini’s ‘Simirone’ form went into production at Venini, the present vase is the only example internally decorated with air bubbles.

PROPERTY FROM THE VENINI ARCHIVES

98

Unique monumental “Simirone” vase on base

1988
Wheel-engraved glass.  The body internally decorated with air bubbles.
23 3/4 in. (60.3 cm.) high
Produced by Venini, Italy.  Together with a certificate of authenticity from Venini.

Estimate
$12,000 - 18,000 

Sold for $15,000

Design

14 Nov 2009
New York