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Object Name: 
2 Vases
Vasi fascie nere series
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(A) H: 22.2 cm, L: 20.8 cm, W: 11.1 cm; (B) H: 16 cm, L: 15 cm, W: 8.2 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Carlo Moretti
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass with translucent deep purple; blown, cased, wheel-cut. (AB) Flattened square shape with rounded sides; lipless elliptical openings that are ground and polished flat; colorless cased in deep purple which has been roughly wheel-cut in broad bands with purple bands at top edge and base leaving alternating wider bands of unpolished colorless; footless bases, ground and polished flat; signed on bottom of base: "Carlo Moretti"; each bear two acetate labels: "Carlo Moretti Murano Italie" with logo in brown ink, "Vetri um murano" with logo in black ink; (B) also has "made in Italy".
Moretti, Carlo, Source
stylized "M"&"C"in square