Vintage Fulvio Bianconi for Venini Murano blown glass Pezzato vase.
A vintage Venini vase designed by Fulvio Bianconi for Venini.
Known as model 4910.
Transparent straw colored, red, sapphire and green patches of glass.
This piece which has a slightly flared body has an oval cross section.
Designed between 1950-1954
Probably produced during the 1950s
Unsigned but bears the original retailer label from "Caliari" in Torino.
Designer: Fulvio Bianconi
Dimensions: Height: 8 3/4inch - 22,2cms
Designed and produced circa 1950
“Heaven help you if you start up with glass, if you do, it will never go out of you”
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…