Technically complex figurine made of Murrine and latimo glass
This is the « male » figurine of the set. See « female » also available for sale. Nice and very good example of the model, perfectly executed !
Designer : Toni Zuccheri
Manufacturer : Venini
Height : 13 1/4inch - 34cms
Designed in 1964, This example produced in 1981 Markings: Stamped on bronze foot “Venini TZ 81” Provenance: Christies Paris, Collection Auguste Warnecke 12.21.12
From the Warneck auction collection (Christies Paris) Very rare item, complex and hard to produce. We love the murrine details, the bronze foot. Strong presence. High end Murano glass... A piece you won't see often ! Please note that we prefer to sell the couple.
Toni Zuccheri was born in 1936 in the province of Udine, he inherited from his father passion for animals while seeing him at work, His father was an animal painter.
He begins architecture studies in 1960 with masters at school as Franco Albini, Iganzio Gardella and Carlo Scarpa.
Animal is a recurrent theme in Zuccehri’s work, particularly birds.
Toni explored at Venini forms, techniques and colors with highly valuable techniques such as murine.
He later worked for other manufactures such as VeArt and Barovier.
Toni died in 2008.
Photo from Venini archives