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Vase

Tall bottle-shaped vase composed of irregularly-shaped pieces of glass that have been fused together, creating a slightly irregular surface. The colors of the glass used to form the vase include red, crimson, blue, pale blue, green, pale green, white, and black.

Inscription

Signed: Venini, Murano, Italia

Provenance

A Private Collection. 1998, purchased by the MFA.

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by John Axelrod and Dorothy-Lee Jones Fund

Italian, Murano, 1951

Object Place

Murano, Italy

Accession Number

1998.13

Medium or Technique

Glass; handblown red, light blue, aqua, black and white glass

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Glass