Murano Zanfiroco, Mid-Century Glass Bud Vase with Aventurine and Beautiful Blue-Ribbon Lattice Pattern
In great condition, circa the 1950s (OTH10569R)
This beautiful Venetian art glass bud vase was made in Murano by an unknown artist. It was made circa 1950 and has a beautiful blue ribbon lattice pattern with aventurine details. This one of a kind vase is small, at 6 inches tall and 3 inches at the widest point. It would hold flowerheads or nice "sweetpea" flowers. This bud vase would make a great decorative ornament in any home. Its bright blue and white stripes and handcrafted shape are unique and eye-catching!
Condition: Near Mint, there are no scratches, cracks, or chips. This piece is in amazing condition for its age. There are a few tiny air bubbles due to the fact that this is handcrafted blown glass.
Materials: Glass with Adventurine Flakes
Measurements: 6 x 3 x 3 inches
About Murano Glass:
Glassmaking in Venice goes back to the Roman Empire when glass was molded to be used for
illuminating bathhouses. Venetian glass was born from the blending of roman and byzantine
artmaking skills as well as trade with the orient. Venice became a well-known glass
manufacturer as early as the 8th century. In the 20th century, the glassmakers of Murano made
works that were inspired heavily by the classical styles and techniques of ancient times making
beautiful forms and patterns. In the 21 st century Murano glassmakers moved towards more
minimalism, functionality, and simplicity creating more sophisticated forms. To create these
pieces artists often utilized the techniques of murrino, and lattimo. Since then Murano glassworks have continued to convey the mastery Italian glassmakers have for color, outline, and
About the Zanfirico Technique:
Zanfirico is a technique that was invented by Venetian Glassmakers. It consists of fine filigree
canes that have been stretched and twisted to form intricate lattice patterns. The name for this
technique derives from the name of an Italian art dealer, Antonio Sanquirico. It is also known as
“Filigana a Retortoli”
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Murano Zanfiroco, Mid-Century Glass Bud Vase with Aventurine and Beautiful Blue-Ribbon Lattice Pattern In great condition, circa the 1950s (OTH10569R)