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Decanter with stopper from "Bottiglie Morandiane" series

Translucent brown bottle-shaped decanter with long neck and lower portion in light blue cased glass. Everted foot. Rectangular stopper.

Inscription

On underside: acid-stencilled mark "VENINI/MURANO/ITALIA" and circular gold embossed sticker VENINI/MURANO

Marks

Sticker on underside: VENINI/MURANO. Acid stamped on underside: venini/murano/italia.

Provenance

Purchased between 1955 and 1962 by Mr. Kunian's mother at Venini, Milan; 1999, gift of Stephen T. and Lois R. Kunian in memory of Charlotte C. Kunian to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Stephen T. and Lois R. Kunian in memory of Charlotte C. Kunian

Murano, about 1962

Object Place

Italy

Accession Number

1999.69a-b

Medium or Technique

Incalmo technique of translucent brown glass and cased light blue glass

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Glass