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Colored Fish by Ken Scott – Blown Glass Sculpture – Venini – Italy


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Artist: Ken Scott Manufacturer: Venini Murano
Period: 1950-1959 You should know: Signed with diamond point “Venini K.S 80” and bears its original plastic label.
Very good condition.
Height: 1.50 in. (3,5 cm)| Width: 14.25 in. (36 cm)| Depth: 3 in. (7,5 cm)
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About Colored Fish by Ken Scott for Venini

This large fish measures 36 centimeters long in opaque clear amethist glass and decorated with a grid of dark amethyst glass. The detail of the black eye on a red background. Ken Scott wanted a slightly iridescent surface for this model. This sculpture has been manufactured in 1980, it is signed with the diamond point, Venini, K.S. 80 and bears its original plastic label. It is in excellent condition. The sculpture is referenced in the Venini archives under the reference 11053. George Kenneth Scott, known as Ken Scott, joined Europe after World War II. After a brief stint in Paris, he went to Milan where he indulged in his passion which is fashion. In 1951 Macy’s Ken Scott to design a decor for an exhibition on the theme of Italian craftmanship. Ken Scott will draw a series of 16 different fish, as well as a starfish. These very colorful fish borrow techniques developed over decades by Venini and will be relaunched in the 1970s by Venini.