Ermanno Nason

Rare Scavo Vase in a Greek Style

Italy, 1964

NASOE 05

Description

Medium: Opaque scavo glass with applied handles, gold foil, and decoration

Dimensions: 12.75 in high 

Ermanno Nason designed this beautiful scavo glass vase for Vetreria Gino Cenedese in 1964. It is inspired by Greek vases of antiquity, and covered with carbonates, nitrates, and silica at extreme temperatures to appear like an artifact excavated from the earth. Fewer than 20 examples of this work were produced.

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