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  • Description

    Please note this lot is the property of a private individual.

  • Provenance

    Private Collection
    Bonhams, Edinburgh, 23 November 2011, lots 279, 480 and 483
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner

  • Literature

    Marc Heiremans, Art glass from Murano 1910-1970, Stuttgart, 1993, no. 245, p. 291
    Istituto di Storia dell'Arte, Gli artisti di Venini: per una storia del vetro d'arte veneziano, Milan, 1996, no. 230, p. 155
    Marc Heiremans, 20th century Murano glass: from craft to design, Stuttgart, 1996, no. 242, p. 184
    Helmut Ricke and Eva Schmitt, Italienisches Glas: Murano-Mailand, 1930-1970: die Sammlung der Steinberg Foundation, Munich, 1996, no. 166, p. 175
    Anna Venini Diaz de Santillana, Venini: Catalogue Raisonné 1921-1986, Milan, 2000, no. 238, (another example illustrated, p. 228)

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Four vases from the 'Tronchi' series

orange, antique-red and milk-white vases acid-etched 'venini italia' on the underside
green vase 'VENINI MURANO VENEZIA' label affixed to the underside

coloured glass
orange 34 x 10.6 x 10.6 cm (13 3/8 x 4 1/8 x 4 1/8 in.)
antique-red 34.5 x 10.3 x 10.3 cm (13 5/8 x 4 x 4 in.)
milk-white 35.5 x 10.3 x 10.1 cm (13 7/8 x 4 x 3 7/8 in.)
green 44.6 x 10.9 x 10.9 cm (17 1/2 x 4 1/4 x 4 1/4 in.)

Designed in 1966, these works were manufactured by Venini, Italy.

Estimate
£3,000 - 5,000 

Contact Specialist

Charlotte Gibbs

Head of Sale, London

+44 20 7901 7993

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Wired: Online Auction

Online Auction 28 October - 5 November 2020