Ritorto Vase with Gold Leaf by Archimede Seguso circa 1955

Ritorto Vase with Gold Leaf by Archimede Seguso circa 1955

Code: 10533

Dimensions:

H: 14cm (5.5")Di: 13cm (5.1")

£2,250.00 Approx $3094.91, €2634.66

Ritorto means twined in Italian. This hand blown glass vase is made up of columns of translucent twisted glass to form a spiral shaped vase in Persian blue. The ribbed vessel is enhanced by a rainfall of gold leaf flecks throughout its body. Archimede Seguso (1909-1999) formed his own glass factory in 1946, called Vetraria Archimede Seguso. In his factory he experimented with a wide range of forms and colors subject matters and abstract shapes.
Literature:
'The Martin Cohen Collection Final Chapter', p. 309.

Creator: Archimede Seguso(Designer)

Materials and Techniques: Art Glass,Blown Glass,Murano Glass

Place of Origin: Italy

Date of Manufacture: circa 1955