Murano Glass Vases by Flavio Poli for Seguso

$578.00

Description

8 3/4" H x 6"W x 4"D (taller vase) , 7 1/2"H x 3 1/2"W x 2 1/2" D

A beautiful emerald green pair. The vases are stunning.  Excellent vintage condition. Sommerso technique. Label intact. Murano.

Flavio Poli was an Italian artist, known for his designs in glass. Born in 1900, he was trained at the Istituto d'Arte di Venezia, then began work as a ceramicist. In 1929, he began working for the company "I.V.A.M." as a designer of glassware. He was appointed artistic director of Barovier, Seguso & Ferro ,later Seguso Vetri d'Arte, in 1934, where he devised a style of 'submerged' glass, with several transparent layers, one over the other. Within three years, he was a partner in the company.

Sold as a set

He left Seguso in 1963. From 1964 to 1966 he led the artistic glass division of the Società Venezia di Conterie e Cristallerie.  

Poli died in 1984. A number of his works are in the Murano Glass Museum, the NationalGallery of Victoria, Australia, and MoMA in New York.  Sold as a Pair

1960s

Sourced in Rome