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Decanter with stopper

Italian (Murano)
about 1957
Made by Venini & Co. (Italian, 1925–present)


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

33.65 cm (13 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1999.66a-b

Medium or Technique

Clear glass with alternating spiral filagree of red and yellow

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe

Classifications

Glass

Clear glass bottle-shaped decanter with alternating red and yellow spiral filagree. Stopper with flattened top.

Inscription

On underside: acid-stencilled mark "VENINI/MURANO/ITALIA" and circular gold embossed sticker VENINI/MURANO

Markings

Sticker on underside: VENINI/MURANO. Acid stamped on underside: venini/murano/Italia.

Provenance

Purchased between 1955 and 1962 by Mr. Kunian's mother at Venini, Milan; 1999, gift of Stephen T. and Lois R. Kunian in memory of Charlotte C. Kunian to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Stephen T. and Lois R. Kunian in memory of Charlotte C. Kunian