Antonio Da Ros for Cenedese: a Murano Uranium glass elephant vase, 20cms high.
One of the most highly revered glassmakers of the 20th Century, Antonio da Ros was the principal designer for Cenedese on the island of Murano. His name, and his pieces, is synonymous with the best the island has produced over many years.
This uranium glass elephant is instantly recognisable as one of his pieces, and is the larger of the two elephants produced. The blue colour to the upper section of the piece is a beautiful contrast to the uranium base, and is less common than other finishes.
Tues 31/01/23 10am-3pm
Wed 01/02/23 10am-3pm
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Auction: The Modern Art & Design Auction, 2nd Feb, 2023
The Modern Art & Design Auction is an exciting combination of pictures, glass, ceramics, jewellery and furniture by revolutionary designers and artists, spanning the mid-20th Century to the present day.
Highlights of the sale include furniture designed by leading brands Ercol, G plan, Nathan, McIntosh, Troeds, Younger, Ligne Roset, Limelight, BoConcept, Singurd Ressell, Alfred Cox & France Albini Windmill.
The art section includes an exciting collection of signed lithographs by important Post-Impressionist and Modern artists, including Marc Chagall, Karel Appel, Alberto Giacometti, Georges Braque, and Alexander Calder. Together with exhibition posters including a signed example by David Hockney, signed banknotes by Andy Warhol, and sculptures by contemporary artist Doug Hyde.
Tues 31/01/23 10am-3pm
Wed 01/02/23 10am-3pm
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