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.
'The Martin Cohen Collection Final Chapter', p. 309.
Creator: Archimede Seguso(Designer)
Place of Origin: Italy
Date of Manufacture: circa 1955
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