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Red blown glass Mermaid by Fulvio Bianconi – model 4205 – Venini – Murano Italy

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Artist: Fulvio Bianconi Manufacturer: Venini Murano
Period: 1950’s Certificates: Signed with the acid stamp “venini murano italia”.
Very good condition.
Dimensions (cm): 
Height: 10 in. (25,5 cm)| Width: 4 in. (10 cm)| Depth: 2.25 in. (5,4 cm)

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About Red blown glass Mermaid by Fulvio Bianconi

Red blown glass Mermaid by Fulvio Bianconi is a vase in the shape of a headless female figure, her arms are raised slightly back. The vase is in red glass paste and the whole is iridescent, the iridescence is irregular.In the early 1950s, Fulvio Bianconi imagined a series of blown glass art objects representing marine subjects, mermaids, fish and whales.
Some examples were exhibited in 1950 in Stockholm during the "Venini" exhibition at the Nordiska Kompaniet but also between 1950 and 1953 during the traveling exhibition "Italy at work" in the USA.
This sculpture is in very good condition and is signed with the acid stamp "venini murano italia".A very rare artefact by Bianconi. Manufactured around 1950.
Provenance: Bukoswkis auktioner, Sale number 598, 25 April 2017, lot 21.