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    Sale 1942

    Important 20th Century Decorative Art & Design

    18 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 214

    GIO PONTI (1891-1979) FOR VENINI

    A GLASS 'CANNE' VASE, CIRCA 1955

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    GIO PONTI (1891-1979) FOR VENINI
    A Glass 'Canne' Vase, circa 1955
    executed by Venini
    9 in. (23 cm.) high
    acid stamped Venini Murano Italia


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    cf. G. Ponti, 'Venini', Domus, no. 361, 1959, pp. 31-46 for an illustration of vases of this design.
    M. Heiremans, Murano Glass Themes and Variations (1910-1970), Stuttgart, 2002, p. 77 for an illustration of a similar vase
    A. Venini Diaz de Santillana, Venini Catalogue Raisonnée 1921-1986, New York, 1992, pp. 99 and 201 for illustrations of similar examples.