Venini, ‘Four vases and a decanter’, 1946-1970, Phillips

Property from a Manhattan Collection

Underside of footed. Scarpa vase incised venini/italia. All Paolo Venini works with acid-etched stamp, venini/murano/ITALIA. From left to right: two Paolo Venini vases, a Tobia Scarpa vase, a Paolo Venini vase, and a Paolo Venini decanter.

Manufacturer: Venini & C., Murano, Italy

"Rassegna Domus," Domus, no. 385, December 1961, n.p.
Franco Deboni, Venini Glass: Its History, Artists and Techniques, Catalogue 1921-2007, vol. 1, Turin, 2007, The Red Catalogue (appendix), pp. 216, 224, The Green Catalogue, p. 236
Marino Barovier, ed., Paolo Venini e la sua fornace, exh. cat., Fondazione Giorgio Cini, Milan, 2016, pp. 241, 244, 251, 258, 262, 266-67, 484, 505

Robert Mapplethorpe, New York
Christie's, New York, "The Robert Mapplethorpe Collection," October 31, 1989, 118, 121, 132

About Tobia Scarpa

Italian, b. 1935, Venice

Group Shows

2017
Open Air Modern, 
Brooklyn,
August Additions