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Decanter with stopper

Italian (Murano)
about 1956
Made by Venini & Co. (Italian, 1925–present), Designed by Paolo Venini (Italian, 1895-1959)


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

32.38 cm (12 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1999.68a-b

Medium or Technique

Incalmo technique of red transparent glass with a central band of green in mezza filigrana

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe

Classifications

Glass

Waisted bottle-shaped decanter in incalmo technique of red transparent glass with central band of green in mezza filigrana.

Inscription

On underside: circular acid-stencilled mark "venini/ITALY/murano"

Markings

Sticker on underside: VENINI/MURANO. Acid stenciled circular mark on underside: venini/murano

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