An art exhibition in DC explores the desuetude and crystalline rebirth of Venice in the late nineteenth century
Off the Piazza, Another World
Celebrating a Venetian Institution, Caffè Florian at 300.
Fazzoletto (handkerchief) vase designed by Fulvio Bianconi (1915–1996) for Venini and Company, Murano, c. 1950. Glass, height 11 inches. Photograph by courtesy of Glass Past, New York. Right: Fazzoletto vase designed by Bianconi for Venini and Company, Murano, c. 1950. Glass, height 7 ¼ inches. Gardner and Barr photograph. Pair of footed vases made by Salviati Dott. Antonio, Murano, c. …