Murano – Gino Vistosi – Mid-Century Carafe Vase, Cobalt, Murrines, 8 ¾”
Vistosi (Murano, Est. c. 1690)
Gino Vistosi (Italy, 1925-1980)
Carafe, c. 1962
8 ¾” high x 8 ¼” diameter
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Summary: Mid-Century Venetian art glass carafe, made of cobalt glass with polychrome murrines, designed by Gino Vistosi, Venice, Italy, c. 1962. While of carafe form its presentation is that of a decorative jug or vase.
The squat bulbous form is decorated around the waist with a concentric band of marvered murrines of red, grey, black, and white, with a second parallel semi-concentric band below this denoting the front side. The body gradually rises into a narrow neck terminating in a fire-polished rim with raised beak form spout.
Markings: unsigned well-documented form; polished pontil
Condition: Vintage, Excellent
For Accuracy: a vintage item it may show expected light signs of age. The form and presentation are superb. Ready for use or display.
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