27 March 2014,
Price realised USD 10,625
USD 6,000 - USD 8,000
NAPOLEONE MARTINUZZI (1892-1977) FOR VENINI
AN IMPORTANT INCAMICIATO VASE, MODEL 3285, CIRCA 1926-30
blown opal glass covered with a transparent emerald layer, applied details in solid emerald glass
11½ in. (29.2 cm.) high
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cf. Venini, blue catalogue, p. 16.
Galleria Marina Barovier, Venice.
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