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Author Topic: Two Archimede Seguso vases for show ;-)  (Read 557 times)

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Offline rocco

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Two Archimede Seguso vases for show ;-)
« on: April 15, 2022, 10:19:09 AM »
Two Archimede Seguso vases in the popular colourway purple / pink / clear for show:

1. A tall (30 cm) "A Griglia" vase, surprisingly light weight for such a substantial Murano piece. The pink on purple grid pattern is best seen in reflecting light...

2. Sommerso vase very much in the style of Flavio Poli, but it has a scalopped A. Seguso label to the base. Opposite to the Seguso vdA pieces in a similar style, it has a cut rim which is only slightly smoothed (fire polished?). Flattened shape, 22 cm wide, 20 cm high.

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Re: Two Archimede Seguso vases for show ;-)
« Reply #1 on: April 15, 2022, 12:13:56 PM »
 ;D Your photos of the first complex piece are really good - they show enough of the reality to get me really frustrated that I can't see all around from different angles to find all the different appearances. ;D ;D ;D
Cheers, Sue M. (she/her)

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Re: Two Archimede Seguso vases for show ;-)
« Reply #2 on: April 15, 2022, 12:20:47 PM »
Thank you Sue! :)

It is quite a complex piece.
Here is one in another colourway - nice pics which show the technique in detail:
https://www.wright20.com/auctions/2012/06/important-italian-glass/216

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Re: Two Archimede Seguso vases for show ;-)
« Reply #3 on: April 15, 2022, 01:47:26 PM »
 :o Stunning - and I do like the contrasts, but I like your colours better.
Cheers, Sue M. (she/her)

‘For every problem there is a solution: neat, plausible and wrong’. H.L.Mencken

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Re: Two Archimede Seguso vases for show ;-)
« Reply #4 on: April 17, 2022, 10:02:21 PM »
Superb colours on both,  but the first one is incredible.  Gorgeous glass. 

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Re: Two Archimede Seguso vases for show ;-)
« Reply #5 on: July 04, 2022, 12:25:00 AM »
Hi Rocco, lovely piece of Griglia and well documented A. Seguso. I have a gold piece which I suspect is different to yours as it has an internal spiral ridge that complicates the light going through it. Does your piece have this internal ridge in it?
This is my piece. https://www.glassmessages.com/index.php/topic,69670.0.html
Clean and Crisp a Murano twist.
Archimede tops my list.

 

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