A rare piece from Venini. Part of the “a canne” group designed by Giò Ponti. A sought-after piece.
Base reads and other identifications, references: Signed: Venini 89. Round label still on the piece. Rated 5 star. Starting from the ’80s Venini added the year after the signature. So it is 1989.
Venini: Catalogue Raisonné 1921-1986, Diaz de Santillana, pp. 99, 201 Murano Glass: Themes and Variations 1910-1970, Heiremans, p. 77
Measurements: Height 15 cm, 6″; diameter 15 cm, 6″
Rating: ★★★★★ (for rating details click here)
Creator: Giò Ponti (Artist) Venini (maker)
Period: Mid-Century Modern
Place of Origin: Italy, Murano
Date of Manufacture: 1989
Materials and Techniques: Canes worked a piera. Hand shaping.
Condition: Pristine. No aging signs detected.