"Fazzoletto" (Handkerchief) Vase

"Fazzoletto" (Handkerchief) Vase

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Object Name: 
Fazzoletto (Handkerchief) Vase
"Fazzoletto" (Handkerchief) Vase
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 30.7 cm, W: 35.9 cm
Not on Display
designed in 1949
made in 1984
Primary Description: 
Colorless and opaque white non-lead glasses; blown with"zanfirico" decoration. Large deep vase with uneven folded walls and edge; tapering to slightly concave base; overall decoration of alternating stripes of twisted and woven white filigree patterning; ground and polished pontil; inscribed in script on base: "venini italia 84" (?-date undecipherable); acetate label with black block letters printed in a circle: "VENINI MURANO MADE IN ITALY".
Frantz, Susanne K., Source
The Yearning for Venetian Glass: Beauty that Traversed Oceans and Time
Suntory Museum of Art 2011-08-10 through 2011-10-10
50th Anniversary Commemorative Exhibition “Art revisited, beauty revealed” III
The Yearning for Venetian Glass: Beauty that Traversed Oceans and Time (2011) illustrated, p. 148-149;