Fernando Campana and Humberto Campana - Design New York Friday, November 13, 2009 | Phillips

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  • Literature

    Franco Deboni, Venini Glass, Its history, artists and techniques, Vol. I, Milan, 2007, p. 44 for an image of the Moss show

  • Catalogue Essay

    The Campana Brothers assembled the present lot at Venini in 2009 from remnant glass bells hand-blown there on the occasion of their 2005 series ‘Campane di Campana’, which was first exhibited at Moss, New York.

PROPERTY FROM THE VENINI ARCHIVES

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Unique “Ring the Bells” sculpture

2009
Remnant glass bells from 2005 Campane di Campana series, assembled “Manila” drops from the 1960s, rope. 
Overall: 118 1/8 in. (300 cm.) high, 17 1/2 in. (44.5 cm.) diameter
Produced by Venini, Italy.  Each incised with “venini per Moss 2005 Campane di Campana” and with “1 / 15,” "2 / 15,” "3 / 15,” “6 / 15,” “7 / 15,” “9 / 15,” “12 / 15,”  “13 / 15,” “14 / 15” and 15 / 15” respectively.  Together with a certificate of authenticity from Venini.  Comprising 12 bells, 2005, and “Manila” drops, ca. 1960.

Estimate
$35,000 - 45,000 

Sold for $40,000

Design

14 Nov 2009
New York