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Iridescence bulb shaped Soffiato vaseModel no. 1416, with applied multiple handles, close to and around the opening of the fluted mouth of the vase. A technique where the delicately hand blown vessel achieves a thin wall of amethyst colored glass to appear like a Hydria, a container once carried by the ancient Greek women filled with water from the fountains. The vase was designed by the company Pauly & Co formed in 1919. The vessel was created at the glass works of MVM Cappellin a company obsessed with the production of the highest quality. Separating from Vennini 1921, MVM Cappellin & C. based its factories in the Palazzo Da Mula in Murano in 1925.
• Literature 'Vittorio Zecchin Transparent Glass for Cappellin and Venini', Marino Barovier, Milan, 2017, p. 178 'The Final Chapter' The Martin Cohen Collection, p. 224.
Creator: Cappellin (Manufacturer)
Attributed to: Pauly & Co. (Designer)
Style: Art Deco (Of the Period)
Materials and Techniques: Art Glass,Blown Glass,Murano Glass
Place of Origin: Italy
Date of Manufacture: circa 1921-1922
Condition: ExcellentWear consistent with age and use.