Vase

Italian (Venice)
about 1940
Designed by Carlo Scarpa (1906–1978), Made by Venini & Co. (Italian, 1925–present)


Object Place: Europe, Murano, Italy

Dimensions

Overall: 12.9cm (5 1/16in.) Other (Overall): 9.5cm (3 3/4in.)

Accession Number

1992.533

Medium or Technique

Glass; internally decorated with canes of yellow and black glass (vetro tessuto)

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Glass

Gourd-shaped vase tapering to a narrow neck.

Inscription

Signed on underside of base (etched): Venini/Murano/Italia (illegible)

Provenance

1992, sold by Martin Cohen (dealer), Watermill, NY, to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 16, 1992)

Credit Line

Dorothy-Lee Jones Fund

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.