26 October 2016
TIMO SARPANEVA 1926-2006
executed by Maestro Pino Signoretto, cased blown glass, fused glass
18 in. (46 cm.) high; 13 ½ in. (34.5 cm.) wide; 5 in. (12.5 cm.) deep
engraved Timo Sarpaneva 1998 Vetreria Pino Signoretto Murano
Timo Sarpaneva, thence by descent.
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Timo Sarpaneva Millenium Meum, exh. cat., Druck, Helsinki, 1999, p. 62.
Timo Sarpaneva Millenium Meum, Finnish National Opera, Helsinki, Finland, 18 October 1999 – 29 February 2000.
This work is unique. Between 1997 and 2000 Sarpaneva worked in Murano, Venice, with maestro glass blower Pino Signoretto. This important collaboration yielded massive, totemic forms, achieved through complex layering techniques.
Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer agrees to pay us an amount equal to the resale royalty provided for in those Regulations, and we undertake to the buyer to pay such amount to the artist's collection agent.
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