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Carlo Scarpa ‘Battuto’ Glass and Brass Picture Frame by Venini, Italy circa 1940

$4,621.99

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A beautiful 1940s glass and brass picture frame designed by Carlo Scarpa for the prestigious Murano glass company, Venini. The glass frame is in the ‘battuto’ style, a French 18th century glassmaking technique, which Scarpa harnessed and adopted in many of his glass designs. This rare and early example is signed on the reverse in the brass, ‘Venini Murano’.

Details

  • Creator
    Carlo Scarpa (Designer),Venini (Manufacturer)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 16 in. (40.64 cm)Width: 12.5 in. (31.75 cm)Depth: 5 in. (12.7 cm)
  • Style
    Mid-Century Modern (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1940
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Glass in excellent condition, however there are two missing brass 'turns' on the wooden backing which can be replaced if necessary.
  • Seller Location
    London, GB
  • Reference Number
    Seller: CG004381stDibs: LU2936322120632

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    Rates vary by destination and complexity. We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Customs Duties & Taxes May Apply.
    Ships From: London, United Kingdom
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 14 days of delivery.

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