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Ettore Sottsass

"Yemen" Vase

Ettore Sottsass

Ettore Sottsass

"Yemen" Vase

"Yemen" Vase

Ettore Sottsass

"Yemen" Vase


1996

produced by Venini, Murano, Italy

doppio incalmo glass

incised venini Ettore Sottsass and dated 96 

11½ in. (29.2 cm) high

9⅞ in. (24.9 cm) diameter

Overall in excellent condition. When viewed firsthand, the vase presents with a vibrant combination of transparent green glass, black, red and white glass. The glass surfaces are in undisturbed condition overall, and present with some extremely minimal irregularities to the central orb inherent to production. The central orb with one minute nick to the glass which is not visible unless closely inspected.


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

Bonhams Los Angeles, April 17, 2018, lot 265
Franco Deboni, Venini Glass Catalogue 1921-2007, Vol. 2, Turin, 2007, pl. 355