A large "Battuto" vase

Tobia Scarpa

reference UD03_19

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Large vase with a flattend cross section in Murano mouth blown clear glass, wheel engraved finished with grindstone.

Designer: Tobia Scarpa
Manufacturer: Venini
H 17 in. x L 6 1/4 in. x D 12 in.
H 43 cm x L 16 cm x D 30,5 cm
Diamond point signature"Venini Italia 100/92"
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This piece is part of "Battuti" series designed by Tobia Scarpa and later produced by the glassworks under the artistic direction of Ludovico de Santillana. Referenced in Venini archives as model 8515.
Very good original vintage condition

Tobia Scarpa
A large "Battuto" vase
REF UD03_19
All photos are from Ludovic Vandenweghe for unforget.eu

Tobia Scarpa

(born 1935)

Tobia Scarpa was born in Venezia in 1935.

He is the son of Carlo Scarpa.

In 1969 he graduates as an architect at the university of Venice.

Tobia with his wife Afra won numerous architecture and design prices. They worked for private public customers.

Tobia designed different series of glass pieces for Venini.

Battuti between 1959 and 1961

Occhi between 1959 and 1960, this series was inspired by murrains works developed before war by his father.

Cinesi between 1960 and 1961, a reinterpretation of simple Chinese shapes.

Series “Murrine” 1959 – 1962

And a table service around 1960.

The battuti were developed in collaboration with Ludovico de Santillana who took over the artistic direction of Venini factory after the death of Paolo Venini.

Photo from repubblica.it
Photo from paradisoterrestre.it
Photo by Riccardo Crosetta
Photo from the book "Paolo Venini and his furnace"
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