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Collection 1950s, Murano Livio Seguso Crystal De Sèvres Alexandrite, France

$3,725.79per set

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Collection 1950s - Murano Livio Seguso crystal De Sèvres Alexandrite France consisting of 3 pieces from the masters of crystal. Livio Seguso was born in Murano in 1930. Sculptor of glass, he started in the glassworks at a very early age as a pupil of Alfredo Barbini. In 1959 he was appointed maestro at Salviati & Co. In 1969 he opened his own glass factory where he was both entrepreneur and sculptor. The upper form of the piece is blue/grey smoke Measures: Height 30 cms Diameter 9 cms Weight 1.544 kgs An exhibition in 1981 at Ca' Pesaro was a full consecration. In 1990 he sold his firm. The crystal glass manufacturer Sèvres crystal stems from some of the greatest figures in French history. Its original owner was King Louis XV, but the iconic firm was created on the initiative of his official mistress, Jeanne Antoinette Poisson, Marquise de Pompadour, who fell in love with the beautiful pieces that came from its workshops. Neodymium glass (also known as Alexandrite glass), changes color according to different lighting conditions. The glass appears lilac in natural sunlight or yellow artificial light, and Smokey blue in flourescent/white light. Vase signed base - Sèvres crystal Measures: Height 14 cm Width 11cm at mouth tapering to 6 cm Weight 1.4 kg Freeform bowl signed base - Sèvres crystal Measures: Length 33 cm, width 18 cm Weight 1.8kg.

Details

  • Attributed to
    Livio Seguso (Designer)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 11.82 in. (30 cm)Diameter: 3.55 in. (9 cm)
  • Sold As
    Set of 3
  • Style
    Mid-Century Modern (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1950
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Halstead, GB
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU4611120749042

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    Ships From: Halstead, United Kingdom
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 14 days of delivery.

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