This is a unique series that Venini produced for the Redentore celebration in Venice. This is the glass reproduction of the typical lantern used for that day. It also carries the original candle holder jig with handle and soft landing feet.
Base reads and other identifications, references: Signed. Venini i baloni del redentore 2001. Rated 5 star.
Evaluation assessment: The piece is interesting and unique. Here is another for sale at 20C Miami, a bit older and with a slightly simpler pattern .
Measurements: Height 25 cm, 10″; diameter 19 cm, about 8″.
Weight: 2.2 kg
Rating: ★★★★★ (for rating details click here)
Creator: Venini (maker)
Period: Mid-Century Modern
Place of Origin: Italy, Murano
Date of Manufacture: 2001
Materials and Techniques: Cane design, white lattimo, metal candlestand, hand opened.
Condition: Pristine. No aging signs detected. Candleholder shows sign of use.