Archimede Seguso ( 1909- 1999) blue and white glass vase „La Fenice“. Seguso crafted a very small number of vases in occassion of the fire which destroyed the famous Fenice theater in Venice. The vases represent the impressions of the artist while the theater stood in flames. The bands of color on the vase represent the flames which were reflected by the water in the canal. The vase is an expression of highest craftmanship and of museum quality. It is in perfect condition, there is no damage of any kind.
Seguso crafted only a very small number of this vase ,this is the reason why it is very rare and for collectors of highest interest.The vase is signed "Archimede Seguso Murano"and dated at 1996. A complete description and catalogue of all "La Fenice" vases can be found in "I quaderni di Archimede Seguso" allegato della rivista "MCM La Storia delle cose"No32, June 1996.
Height: 11.4 inch (29cm) Width: 7.9 inch (20cm)
Archimede Seguso vase La Fenice, Venice 1996