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  • Literature

    Sophie Lovell, Limited Edition: Prototypes, One-Offs and Design Art Furniture, Basel, 2009, p. 195 for a similar example

  • Catalogue Essay

    ‘Ring Tower II’ is a prototype study, known in Italian as prova d’autore (P.d.A.), from Emmanuel Babled’s 2004 ‘Serie Toys’ group of glass vases produced by Venini. The present lot never went into production and is unique.

PROPERTY FROM THE VENINI ARCHIVES

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Prototype "Ring Tower II" vase

2004
Clear glass-cased lattimo and green glass.  Decorated with large wheel-cut stripes.
17 3/8 in. (44.1 cm.) high
Produced by Venini, Italy.  Prototype from the Serie Toys series.  Base incised with “Venini 2004 Emm. Babled P. d.A.” Together with a certificate of authenticity from Venini.

Estimate
$7,000 - 9,000 

Sold for $8,125

Design

14 Nov 2009
New York