Paolo Venini - Design Day Sale London Wednesday, April 27, 2016 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Private collection, Turin

  • Literature

    'Venini, nuovi vasi', Domus, no. 325, December 1956, p. 39 for a similar example from the series
    Elena Maria Ricci, Venini, Murano 1921, Milan, 1991, p. 20 for a similar example from the series

  • Catalogue Essay

    The present vase was part of a large series of models executed in inciso velato glass first realised for the XXVIII Venice Biennale in 1956.


Large vase

circa 1956
Inciso velato coloured glass.
60 cm (23 5/8 in.) high
Produced by Venini & Co., Murano, for Caliari, Turin, Italy. Underside of base with paper label CALIARI-VENINI/TORINO/VIA CAVOUR. 1.

£2,000 - 3,000 

Sold for £2,500

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Madalena Horta e Costa
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Design Day Sale

London Auction 28 April 2016