Venini Tessuto Bottle
Design, Studio P. Venini, 1951, after Carlo Scarpa, 1940 (decoration), Tobia Scarpa, 1959-60 (shape)
Thread-grained soffiati glass with fused teal-purple and teal-white vertical rods, signed with three-line acid stamp to underside, VENINI MURANO ITALIA, ht. 7 1/2 in.
Literature: See Ricke, Helmut and Eva Schmitt, Italian Glass, Murano/Milan 1930-1970, The Collection of the Steinberg Foundation. (Prestel, New York, 1997), p. 74, fig. 40.