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  • Literature

    Franco Deboni, Venini Glass, Catalogue 1921-2007, Turin, 2007, fig. 288 for a similar example from the “Pavone” series

  • Catalogue Essay

    ‘Pavone’ is a series in ‘mezza filigrana’ glass designed by Wirkkala which takes its inspiration from peacock feathers. The present lot, of unusually large diameter, never went into production and is unique.

PROPERTY FROM THE VENINI ARCHIVES

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Unique large mezza filigrana glass “Pavone” plate

1981-1982
2 1/4 in. (5.7 cm.) high, 19 in. (48.3 cm.) diameter
Produced by Venini, Italy.  Together with a certificate of authenticity from Venini.

Estimate
$4,000 - 6,000 

Sold for $15,000

Design

14 Nov 2009
New York