3 Polychrome blown glass vases by Archimede Seguso, 1940s
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Three polychrome blown Murano glass jars signed Archimede Seguso. Murano, 1940s/'50s. Archimede Seguso (Murano, 1909 - 1999) was an Italian entrepreneur and master glassmaker. Archimede Seguso was one of the best known Venetian glassmakers, distinguishing himself in the working of heavy glass. He started working immediately becoming a master at the age of 17 in the furnace where his father was a partner, which was transformed in 1933 from Soffieria Barovier Seguso & Ferro into Seguso Vetri d'Arte, a company that marked the development of glass in the following decades. The artist Flavio Poli collaborated with great importance as artistic director. These collaborations ceased in 1946 when Archimede Seguso founded the Vetreria Artistica Archimede Seguso... He passed away in 1999 leaving many of his works, as well as an indelible sign of his creativity, in many contemporary art museums around the world. Dimensions H 13.5 cm / Ø 7.5 cm; H 14.5 cm / Ø 5.5 cm; H 14 cm / Ø 7.5 cm. Excellent condition, no cracks or chips. Please evaluate by means of the enclosed photos.
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