'Pezzame' or 'A colori' vase

Fulvio Bianconi

(Padua, 1915 - Milan, 1996)
Blown glass with applied glass pieces 22.5 x 22 x 6.5 cm (8.7 x 8.8 x 2.6 in.) Acid-stencilled factory mark 'Venini Murano Italia' Murano, Venice - 1950

Originally designed with a three-coloured (zaffiro/pagliesco/rosso) applied decoration, the present example is an exceptional execution with five different colours. According to the former owner, the vase belongs to a small group of custom made objects ordered by an hitherto unidentified Belgian distributer.

Private collection, Belgium
Marino Barovier and Carla Sonego, Fulvio Bianconi at Venini, Milano, 2015, no. 4316, p. 178

XXV Biennale d’arte di Venezia, 1950; XIIa Triennale di Milano, 1960


Galerie Marc Heiremans

"Twentieth-century European glass with a focus on Murano glass and studio ceramics."

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