Huge blown glass art desk sculpture "Fiore astratto"

Fulvio Bianconi

reference C11_57

Desk sculpture "Fiore astratto" by Fulvio Bianconi, Venini.

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A huge blown glass art paperweight with an abstract flower design in different shades of green.

Designer: Fulvio Bianconi
Manufacturer: Venini
Dimensions: Height: 3 1/4in. - 8.5cms - Dia. 5in. - 13cms
Signed with diamond point two lines : "venini Italia"
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Fulvio Bianconi
Huge blown glass art desk sculpture "Fiore astratto"
REF C11_57
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Fulvio Bianconi

“Heaven help you if you start up with glass, if you do, it will never go out of you”

Fulvio Bianconi

Graphic artist, illustrator and later designer Fulvio Bianconi was born In Padue in 1915.
Fulvio has a strong predisposition for drawing and attended courses at the Academy of fine Arts in Venice. He lived from childhood in Venice itself.

In the middle of the thirties, he moved to Milan to work as a graphic designer and illustrator.

Bianconi had first contacts with Venini in 1946 when he was in charge to find a manufacture to produce Perfume bottles. He met then Poalo Venini and they built a very strong relationship.

It was the beginning of the fifties and the firms had to choice between starting new designs or continue to produce classic shapes.
Paolo and Fulvio decided to concentrate themselves on new designs…

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