Lot: 624


'Murrina del serpente' bowl, 1940

Carlo Scarpa Venini & C., Murano

H. 5.8 cm; 33 x 23 cm. Made by Venini & C., prior to 1965. Opaque platelets, black, white and red, stylised serpent, cut surface. Marked: Round maker's decal: VENINI S.A. MURANO.

Provenance: Collection of a German art historian, purchased at Venini, Rome in 1965.

Hammer Price: 8,500 €

137C - Murano Glass
22. February 2018 at 3:00 PM

Literature:

Giorgio Nicodemi, Vetri d'Oggi, Milan 1955, p. 22; Helmut Ricke, Eva Schmitt, Italienisches Glas, Munich 1995, p. 73; Marino Barovier, Carlo Scarpa, Milan 1997, p. 276; Exhib. cat. Carlo Scarpa, Le Stanze del Vetro, Venice 2012, p. 395.