Two oval vases, made with crackled finish (ghiaccio) but striped with avventurina so that the cracks are in a sort of grid. Deep iridescence makes the tall vase take on an almost blue reflection, while the smaller one has a rose hue.
The mouth is “spacco naturale” the breaking from the punty is hand levelled and polished so that it appears wavy. A special touch on an organically shaped vessel.
Made in the mid-80s, the result of a study on iridescence and naturally shaped pieces. Should be sold in pairs.
Base reads and other identifications, references: one vase carries the old “made in Murano” label. No signature on the base. Manufacturing quality, the kind of glass and material used identifies the maker as Sergio Rossi.
Evaluation assessment: Based on the difficulty of execution, finesse and uniqueness of product.
Height: 38 cm, about 15″ in for the taller vase; 27 cms, 11″ in for the lower vase
Weight: circa 130 ounces the tall. Circa 81 ounces for the low vessel.
Rating: ★★★★★ (for rating details click here)
Creator: Sergio Rossi (Artist) Alfredo Rossi (maker)
Period: Mid-Century Modern
Place of Origin: Italy, Murano
Date of Manufacture: circa 1980-1989
Materials and Techniques: Art Glass, filigree, avventurina, crackled, spacco naturale.
Condition: Pristine. No aging signs detected.