Dino Martens (1894-1970) Unique Monumental Anfora 'Ape' Vase 1952model no. 3169, for Aureliano Toso, internally decorated patchwork glass with pinwheel, filigrana, zanfirico and copper inclusions, foil label 'VETRERIA AURELIANO TOSO MURANO'height 16in (41cm); diameter 7in (18cm)

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Lot 48
Dino Martens (1894-1970)
Unique Monumental Anfora 'Ape' Vase
1952
model no. 3169, for Aureliano Toso, internally decorated patchwork glass with pinwheel, filigrana, zanfirico and copper inclusions, foil label 'VETRERIA AURELIANO TOSO MURANO'
height 16in (41cm); diameter 7in (18cm)

Sold for US$ 256,562 inc. premium
Dino Martens (1894-1970)
Unique Monumental Anfora 'Ape' Vase
1952
model no. 3169, for Aureliano Toso, internally decorated patchwork glass with pinwheel, filigrana, zanfirico and copper inclusions, foil label 'VETRERIA AURELIANO TOSO MURANO'
height 16in (41cm); diameter 7in (18cm)

Footnotes

  • The present work was the very first example to be executed featuring Dino Marten's iconic Oriente technique. The form was never repeated by Martens. Noted Irish pianist Marie Jones, acquired the work directly from the Venice Biennale in 1952.

    Provenance
    Marie Jones (1928-2020), Dublin, Republic of Ireland
    Private Collection, United Kingdom

    Exhibited
    XXVIe Biennale, Venice, 1952

    Literature
    Franco Deboni, 'Dino Martens Glass and Drawings', Allemandi, 2021 (present lot features in the forthcoming publication)
    Marc Heiremans, 'Dino Martens, Muranese Glass Designer', Arnoldsche, 1999, p. 68 (original design drawing illustrated)
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Dino Martens (1894-1970) Unique Monumental Anfora 'Ape' Vase 1952model no. 3169, for Aureliano Toso, internally decorated patchwork glass with pinwheel, filigrana, zanfirico and copper inclusions, foil label 'VETRERIA AURELIANO TOSO MURANO'height 16in (41cm); diameter 7in (18cm)
Dino Martens (1894-1970) Unique Monumental Anfora 'Ape' Vase 1952model no. 3169, for Aureliano Toso, internally decorated patchwork glass with pinwheel, filigrana, zanfirico and copper inclusions, foil label 'VETRERIA AURELIANO TOSO MURANO'height 16in (41cm); diameter 7in (18cm)
Dino Martens (1894-1970) Unique Monumental Anfora 'Ape' Vase 1952model no. 3169, for Aureliano Toso, internally decorated patchwork glass with pinwheel, filigrana, zanfirico and copper inclusions, foil label 'VETRERIA AURELIANO TOSO MURANO'height 16in (41cm); diameter 7in (18cm)
Dino Martens (1894-1970) Unique Monumental Anfora 'Ape' Vase 1952model no. 3169, for Aureliano Toso, internally decorated patchwork glass with pinwheel, filigrana, zanfirico and copper inclusions, foil label 'VETRERIA AURELIANO TOSO MURANO'height 16in (41cm); diameter 7in (18cm)
Dino Martens (1894-1970) Unique Monumental Anfora 'Ape' Vase 1952model no. 3169, for Aureliano Toso, internally decorated patchwork glass with pinwheel, filigrana, zanfirico and copper inclusions, foil label 'VETRERIA AURELIANO TOSO MURANO'height 16in (41cm); diameter 7in (18cm)
Dino Martens (1894-1970) Unique Monumental Anfora 'Ape' Vase 1952model no. 3169, for Aureliano Toso, internally decorated patchwork glass with pinwheel, filigrana, zanfirico and copper inclusions, foil label 'VETRERIA AURELIANO TOSO MURANO'height 16in (41cm); diameter 7in (18cm)
Dino Martens (1894-1970) Unique Monumental Anfora 'Ape' Vase 1952model no. 3169, for Aureliano Toso, internally decorated patchwork glass with pinwheel, filigrana, zanfirico and copper inclusions, foil label 'VETRERIA AURELIANO TOSO MURANO'height 16in (41cm); diameter 7in (18cm)
Dino Martens (1894-1970) Unique Monumental Anfora 'Ape' Vase 1952model no. 3169, for Aureliano Toso, internally decorated patchwork glass with pinwheel, filigrana, zanfirico and copper inclusions, foil label 'VETRERIA AURELIANO TOSO MURANO'height 16in (41cm); diameter 7in (18cm)
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