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Ritorto Vase with Gold Leaf by Archimede Seguso circa 1955

Code: 10533


H: 14cm (5.5")Di: 13cm (5.1")

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)

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

Place of Origin: Italy

Date of Manufacture: circa 1955