Murrine (Mosaic) Vase

Object Name: 
Murrine (Mosaic) Vase

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Object Name: 
Murrine (Mosaic) Vase
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 21 cm, W: 12.1 cm
Not on Display
about 1954
Credit Line: 
Gift of Venini
Primary Description: 
Red, black, and colorless glass; fused, blown, and cased. Cylindrical vase with flattened walls, tapering in slightly from rim to base and flaring slightly at base; the fused black and red murrine were blown and then cased in colorless glass. White paper label: "Venini/ Murano Venezia/N. 3608/ Made In Italy." Exhibited in "Glass 1959."
Venini Glass
Museo Franz Mayer Arts Decorativas en Mexico 2004-07-01 through 2004-10-01
Corning Museum of Glass 2003-09-22 through 2004-03-01
Corning Incorporated Gallery 2004-06-17 through 2004-10-03
Murano Glass in the Twentieth Century
Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg 1983 through 1983
Glass 1959: A Special Exhibition of International Contemporary Glass
Corning Museum of Glass 1959 through 1959
Paolo Venini and his furnace (2016) illustrated, p. 68; BIB# 166360
Paolo Venini e la sua fornace (2016) illustrated, p. 68; BIB# 167204
Glass 1959: A Special Exhibition of International Contemporary Glass (1959) illustrated, p. 228, pl. 197; BIB# 27614