Venini Glass Pumpkin Sculptures by Napoleone Martinuzzi, 1920's

Venini Glass Pumpkin Sculptures by Napoleone Martinuzzi, 1920's

Code: 10765


W: 14cm (5.5")H: 12.5cm (4.9")L: 28cm (11")Di: 14cm (5.5")

£5,750.00 Approx $7278.48, €6709.45

Two Pumpkin Sculptures by Napoleone Martinuzzi circa 1928 for V.S.M. Venini & Co., blown glass applied with pasta glass with gold foil applications Individual heights; 4 1/2 in ( 11.5 cm ); diameter 5 in ( 13 cm ); height 5 in ( 12.5 cm ); diameter 5 1/4in ( 14 cm )

Murano decent master glass maker studied sculpture at the Fine Arts Academy in Venice and Rome. Entering into a partnership years later with Vetri Soffiati Muranesi Venini & C. founded in 1925 with Martinuzzi as partner and art director. His unique style was due in part to his experience as a sculptor. Martinuzzi was greeted with considerable acclaim from public and critics alike, and took part in as many as thirteen editions of the Venice Biennale (1920-1950), the Monza Triennale (1930), and the Milan Triennale (1933).

These pieces were exibited in the Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, 2003-2015 Literature Marino Barovier, 'Napoleone Martinuzzi, Venini 1925-1931', Milan, 2013, p. 178 where related designs are illustrated.

Creator; Venini (Manufacturer),Napoleone Martinuzzi (Designer)

Style;Art Deco (Of the Period)

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

Place of Origin;Italy

Date of Manufacture; circa 1928