Venini, ‘Two vases, two decanters, and a bowl’, 1946-1965, Phillips

Property from a Manhattan Collection

Tallest: 14 1/2 in. (36.8 cm) high

Underside of four with acid-etched stamp, venini/murano/ITALIA, one with circular acid-etched stamp, venini/ITALY/murano.

Manufacturer: Venini & C., Murano, Italy

Franco Deboni, Venini Glass: Its History, Artists and Techniques, Catalogue 1921-2007, vol. 1, Turin, 2007, The Red Catalogue (appendix), pp. 210-11, 216, 218
Marino Barovier, ed., Paolo Venini e la sua fornace, exh. cat., Fondazione Giorgio Cini, Milan, 2016, pp. 241, 243, 245, 255, 257, 259-60, 263, 266-67, 269

Robert Mapplethorpe, New York
Christie's, New York, "The Robert Mapplethorpe Collection," October 31, 1989, lots 112, 116, 117