Vintage "Ritagli vase" by Fulvio Bianconi for Venini, 1994
Designed by Fulvio Bianconi
Blown handmade vase with colored inserts
Transparent blown glass can either be clear or colored by the addition of small quantities of metal oxides. transparent glass is sometimes slightly iridescent, and is often enhanced by hot-worked decoration applied to the body or as a trim on the mouth or base of the vessel.
dimensions: 34 cm
numbered and signed "Venini Fulvio Bianconi 94". - (was still working for Venini)
Settling in milan, fulvio bianconi (1915-1996) collaborated as graphic designer and illustrator with the publishers mondadori, bombiani, grazianti and frescoed the galtrucco shops ans trade fair pavilions. in 1946 he traveled many times to murano to learn more about the art of glassmaking. here he met paolo venini who, sensing the creative spirit of the yung bianconi, invited him to collaborate with his glassworks. from this collaboration the firure della commedia dell’ arte, the tiepolos, the fazzoletto, the pezzati and many others emerged.For over 30 years he was the mind behind the external image of garzanti, one of the most distinguished and prestigious italian publishing houses, making it a focal point of reference for the best italian and foreign graphic artists. He also has contributed to the image of fiat, marzotto, hmw, pathé, columbia, pirelli and others.