“Sommersi” bowls mod. 3550 and 4117 for Venini
Carlo Scarpa


Pair of bowls by the Italian Master Carlo Scarpa, signed and published. Designed in 1934-36 for Venini. They are large pieces, compared to many others designed for Venini.
Both have gold foil inclusions. The green one it's model 3550, part of the "Sommersi a bollicine" series. The pink one it's model 4117, part of the "Corrosi" series, here in a "Sommerso" variation. It was also displayed at the XXVI Biennale in 1952 and it's a  The pink one it's definitely a rare piece.

PRICE: 2500 € / PAIR
Rent: € 400 / 48 h

Italy, 1934-36 (model 3550), 1936 (model 4117).
Preowned. Out of production.
Provenance: private collection, Brescia.

Materials:
Murano glass, gold foiled
Both signed under the base.

Conditions: 4/5
See condition report below by clicking on "info".

Dimensions (H x W x D):
model 3550 6,5 x 12,5 cm / 2,6 x 4,9 in
model 4117 9 x 14 cm / 3,5 x 5,5 in

Literature:
- M. Barovier "Carlo Scarpa - i vetri di un architetto", 1997 Skira
- Venini, "Catalogo Blu", reproduced in F. Deboni, "Venini Glass", Allemandi 2007

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Info

Condition report: very good vintage conditions. Both signed under the base.
model 3550 faded gold leaf on the decorative knot. Could be repainted on request but we advise not to.
model 4117 9 x 14 cm small wear under the base.
No other wear, no chips nor cracks. Patina due to age.

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