Scottish crystal vase with a polychrome wave integrated into the wall of the piece and made up of diagonal cyclamen and turquoise canes and vertical cyclamen cases. Piece has an oval-crossed section with a mouth flattened in the middle of both sides. Known as model 4248
Designer: Fulvio Bianconi
Height: 6 inch - 15.5cms
Width: 9 3/4inch - 25cms
Depth: 3 2/4inch - 9cms
Acid stamped (twice !) "venini murano italia"
“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…