Wright is pleased to present a new chapter in our groundbreaking auction series, Important Italian Glass. Comprised of over one hundred works from significant collections around the world, this sale features both iconic and rare examples from leading companies including Venini, Barovier and Seguso alongside important works from smaller, lesser known firms. As the market for Italian glass continues to flourish, Wright is committed to presenting works of the highest quality that tell the story of Murano glass and its impact on the evolution of art and design in the twentieth century.

Renowned experts in this field, Jim Oliveira and Sara Blumberg, have curated the selection and are the specialists for this sale. All lots will be on view in a special exhibition in New York from January 11–24. 

Nicolò Barovier Mosaico vase $150,000–200,000

Tomaso Buzzi Rare Zoomorphic vase, model 3423 $50,000–70,000

Important Italian Glass

Sara Blumberg

It is with great pleasure that we present Important Italian Glass, a selection of over one hundred works chosen from multiple international private collections. With examples from MVM Cappellin, Venini, Barovier, Seguso, Seguso Vetri d’Arte, Aureliano Toso and others, this auction beautifully conveys the story of 19th and 20th century Murano Glass.

Along with sales devoted to single owner collections, we have had the good fortune to present several auctions of this type—pieces chosen carefully from various important collections not only for their great quality, but for the connections they make with one another. These curatorial adventures have been challenging and exceptionally interesting as they have given us the opportunity to tell the story of Italian glass with greater depth and breadth.

Ercole Barovier Primavera vase $30,000–50,000

Ercole Barovier A Lenti vase $10,000–15,000

All works from Important Italian Glass will be on view in a special exhibition!

11 – 24 January 2019
10 am – 6 pm Tuesday – Saturday
or by appointment 

507 West 27th Street
New York, NY 10001

Charles Lin Tissot Clesidra for Venini $5,000–7,000

Giuseppe Barovier Mostra dei Fiori vase $10,000–15,000

Important Italian Glass

For more information about
the sale, please contact:

312 563 0020

Preview / New York 
11 – 24 January 2019
10 am – 6 pm Tuesday – Saturday
or by appointment

507 West 27th Street
New York, NY 10001
212 585 0200

Auction / Chicago 
24 January 2019
12 pm central

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