Sommerso vase from the momento series, made by Cenedese. Three layers of cobalt, amethyst and aquamarine. The multiple colors make the vessel unique. Massiccio technique used also in the contrappunto series. Presented at the Biennale in 1960 and chosen as the winning group.
Base reads and other identifications, references: No signature on the base. Rated 5 stars because the manufacturing quality, the kind of glass and material used identifies the piece with no doubts.
Marina Barovier, Rosa Barovier Mentasti, Attilia Dorigato, Il Vetro di Murano alle Biennali 1895-1972
Evaluation assessment: There are many variations in this series. In general the multiple layers carry a higher value. Wright sold a one-layer black colored one, Shapiro had another. A slightly bigger three-layered one recently hammered, all is indicating a growing appreciation and a good investment.
Measurements: Height: circa 22 cm, about 9″; width 22 cm, about 9″; depth 8 cm, about 3″
Weight: 5.8 kg
Rating: ★★★★★ (for rating details click here)
Creator: Antonio da Ros (Artist) Cenedese (maker)
Period: Mid-Century Modern
Place of Origin: Italy, Murano
Date of Manufacture: circa 1960-1969
Materials and Techniques: Sommerso, Massiccio, hand shaped.
Condition: Pristine. No aging signs detected.