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Handblown Murano Glass Hourglass by Paolo Venini

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A large, rare Italian Mid-Century handblown hourglass designed by Paolo Venini, circa 1955 with three handblown glass zanfirico twists securing the hour glass to the metal frame. This wonderful Murano/Venetian glass object represents the elegant, sober and timeless quality of Venini. Published: Venini Catalogue Raisonne 1921 – 1986, p. 111 and 206.    

Details

  • Date of manufacture
    1955
  • Period
  • Condition
    Good. small crack to 1 twist that has been repaired..
  • Dimensions

    H 19.25 in.

    H 48.9 cm

  • Diameter
    6 in. (15.24 cm)
  • Seller location
    New York, NY
  • Seller reference number
    ven17
  • Reference number
    20040630793528

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