Very large Soffiato vase model 5013. Soffiato glass was created with the technique of thinly blown, transparent, one colored glass translated closely to reveal a direct relationship to the drawing by Vittorio Zecchin (born 1878-1947) Murano, Italy. He was an influential Italian glass designer, attracted clientele of the time when his glass design evoked ancient and Renaissance classical styles while also fostering a new modern subtlety. This example expresses all the classical features in its ribbed urn shaped form and its semi precious color of amber. Zecchin collaborated with glassworks M.V.M. Cappellin & co, founded by Giacomo Cappellin in 1925. Zecchin's impact on Italian artists and designers was energized by the avant-garde point of view in Venice during the early years of the 20th century.
• Literature 'The Final Chapter' The Martin Cohen Collection, p. 218 'Vittorio Zecchin transparant glass for Cappelin and Venini', Marino Barovier, Milan 2017, p.358.
Creator: Cappellin (Manufacturer),Vittorio Zecchin (Designer)
Style: Art Deco (Of the Period)
Place of Origin: Italy
Date of Manufacture: circa 1924-1925
Condition: ExcellentWear consistent with age and use.
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