deer

Murano sommerso glass deer, Venice, Italy circa 1950’s / 60’s

This is a Beautiful glass deer figurine, made in Murano, Venice, Italy circa 1950’s / 60’s.

A Wonderful piece, the stylised deer / fawn / bambi figure has great detailing from the graceful legs to the pointy ears, bushy tail to ball nose!
All in a Fantastic Sommerso glass in red, yellow and clear glass. Catches the light amazingly through the colours and curves.

A Striking example showing the skill and craftsmanship of the glassmakers of Murano. Similar pieces were made by Cenedese, Seguso, AVeM, Flavio Poli and Fratelli Toso, and this is very reminiscent of the styles and output of the era.

Would make a Stunning addition to any collection of Murano / Italian / Art glass, and would complement any retro, vintage, 50’s, 60’s, mid century, modernist, kitsch or contemporary styled interior.

In Excellent Condition, no marks, chips or scratches.

Measures 19 x 14.5 x 7cm / 7.5 x 5.75 x 2.75in.

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Italian Sgraffito pottery vase / jug with deer motif, made by Fratelli Fanciullacci circa 1960’s

This is a Beautiful pottery jug / handled vase, made by Fratelli Fanciullacci, Italy circa late 1950’s / 60’s.

A Stunning form and decor, the tapered body has a great angled rim and angular handle, very reminiscent of the era.
The glossy white spray-glaze has a mottled texture, and has been decorated using the sgraffito technique with motifs of deer and leaves, with bright bands of glossy orange glaze.

This form and decor can be seen on p.113 / 115 of Mark Hill’s ‘Alla Moda’ Italian Ceramics book.

Would make a great addition to any collection of Italian, European or Mid Century pottery, and would complement any retro, vintage, 1950’s, 60’s, mid century, modernist, minimal or contemporary interior.

In Excellent Condition, no marks, chips or scratches.

Hand painted mark to the base 7437 Italy.

Measures 19.5 x 12 x 9.5cm / 7.75 x 4.75 x 3.75in.

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