Raffinatezza nel dettaglio, perfetta esecuzione, rispetto della tradizione nella modernità.
– Franco Deboni
Vase in “Dama” murrine glass in smoke grey and sulphur yellow
Vases in Dama murrine glass first appeared in public by way of mention in an article in Domus magazine in 1953. They were officially presented the next year at the 1954 Venice Biennale.
Anna Venini Diaz de Santillana, Venini. Explanatory catalogue 1921-1986, Skira, Milan 2000, cover photo; Marino Barovier, Carla Sonego (editor), Paolo Venini and his Furnace, Skira – Fondazione Giorgio Cini, Milan – Venice 2016, exhibition catalogue (Venice, Le Stanze del Vetro, Fondazione Giorgio Cini, September 11, 2016 – January 8, 2017), page 165.