A Pair of Rare Barchetta Murano Glass Chandeliers


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Paolo Venini and Venini for Enrico Capuzzo
Two extraordinary pieces from special commission of 4 unique works created by the master glass blowers of Venini for Professor Rodolfo Pallucchini. A compelling and innovative example of art glass transformed into lighting. Each deep violet glass center suspended in a red or blue glass pool, the form hand-blown and carved to create a fluid ellipse. Trapped air bubbles and etching throughout. Suspended by the original iron mounts. Slight size variations. Height is easily adjustable.

Provenance: Prof. Rodolfo Palluchini, the General Secretary of the Venice Biennale (1948-1957), thence by decent.
The blue chandelier is illustrated by Alessandro Bettagno Gli Artisti di Venini. Per Una Storia Del Vetro DArte Veneziano, Milano 1996, p. 144, fig. 204. Related glass panels by Paolo Venini are also illustrated by Gio Ponti (ed.) Domus Agosto 1957, p. 50.
Location: The Carlyle . Offered by H.M. Luther

Product Specifications

Depth: 6.75
Width: 40.75
Height: 22
Lead Time
Varies (Limited Edition)

Vintage Specifications

Paolo Venini

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