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
Creator
Venini (Manufacturer), 
Paolo Venini (Designer)
Of the Period
Mid-Century Modern
Place of Origin
Italy
Date of Manufacture
1955
Period
1950-1959
Condition
Good. Small crack to 1 twist that has been repaired..
Dimensions
19.25 in. H
49 cm H
Diameter
6
Dealer Location
New York, NY
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
20040630793528
Address
Thomas Gallery Ltd
315 E 91st St.
New York NY 10128 By Appointment Only
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Associations
  • 20th Century Specialists
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