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