Fulvio Bianconi, ‘Pezzato Parigi Vase by Fulvio Bianconi for Venini e Co ca. 1951 ’, ca. 1951, Design/Decorative Art, Glass, Kunsthandel Kolhammer
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Fulvio Bianconi

Pezzato Parigi Vase by Fulvio Bianconi for Venini e Co ca. 1951 , ca. 1951

Glass
6 1/10 in diameter
15.5 cm diameter
.
€12,000
Location
Vienna
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Kunsthandel Kolhammer
Vienna

The Pezzato vases are among the most significant objects designed by Fulvio Bianconi for the …

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Venini e Co
Fulvio Bianconi
Italian, 1915–1996
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One of the most famous post-war Italian graphic designers, Fulvio Bianconi began his career learning the art of decorating glass at the workshops of Murano under the directorship of Michael Pinto, where he returned later in life to begin his fruitful product design career and establish Murano as the place for production of artistic glass around the globe. Before his innovations, glass had been used for utilitarian purposes. Bianconi pushed the limits of glassmaking in the traditional sense and material of glass itself by transforming it in both theory and practice. His works—lamps, vases, and sculptural objects—were developed coming out of his illustrious graphic design positions at some of the most prestigious publishing houses in Italy, who allowed him to create work for the sake of exploration.

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The Pezzato vases are among the most significant objects designed by Fulvio Bianconi for the company "Venini e Co". For this series he used the Tessere-method, an ancient technique used in classic times before the invention of the glass blowing pipe. The production takes place in several steps. First, the …

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Venini e Co
Fulvio Bianconi
Italian, 1915–1996
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One of the most famous post-war Italian graphic designers, Fulvio Bianconi began his career learning the art of decorating glass at the workshops of Murano under the directorship of Michael Pinto, where he returned later in life to begin his fruitful product design career and establish Murano as the place for production of artistic glass around the globe. Before his innovations, glass had been used for utilitarian purposes. Bianconi pushed the limits of glassmaking in the traditional sense and material of glass itself by transforming it in both theory and practice. His works—lamps, vases, and sculptural objects—were developed coming out of his illustrious graphic design positions at some of the most prestigious publishing houses in Italy, who allowed him to create work for the sake of exploration.

Fulvio Bianconi

Pezzato Parigi Vase by Fulvio Bianconi for Venini e Co ca. 1951 , ca. 1951

Glass
6 1/10 in diameter
15.5 cm diameter
.
€12,000
Location
Vienna
Have a question? Visit our help center.
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