1960s Murano Vase, Tapio Wirkkala For Venini Attributable, Black Murano Glass

1960s Murano Vase, Tapio Wirkkala For Venini Attributable, Black Murano Glass

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Designed in 1968 by Tapio Wirkkala, these bottles are from the similar forms gently curved glass (black Murano glass) decorated externally with classical motif of the period.
Tapio Wirkkala Versatile and eminent designer, he contributed to high international reputation of finnish design. The activity of Tapio in Venini represents and interesting phase of his versatile career and he was deeply influenced by the Murano glass scene. When Wirkkala, in the middle 60s, designed the first objects for Venini, he was already a world famous designer who had worked in various areas of design. Tapio Wirkkala was the one who exploit the “Incalmo” technique often combined to the “mezzafiligrana” and “murrine”, thanks to the ability of the Venini Glass Masters and the rich palette of colours. His works can be found in the main museums all-over the world.

Spherical piece: Height cm 25, diameter cm 20,
Cylindrical piece: Height cm 33, diameter cm 10.

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W15.0 x H30.0 x D15.0 cm



Wear condition



Tapio Wirkkala



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Cold-Painted Murano Glass


Mid 20th Century

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