Pair of rare handblown glass "Bandiere" ("Flag") pendant lights in lattimo (white glass) with multicolor rod decoration designed by Anzolo Fuga for A.V.E.M., Murano, Italy mid-1950's. The height of the glass shades is 14 inches.
Literature: Anzolo Fuga: Murano Glass Artist, Designs for A.V.E.M. by Rosa Barovier-Mentasti, Acanthus Press, this piece is illustrated on page 47 in the section titled "Multicolor Rods and Murrine". Rosa Baoriver-Mentasti knew Fuga personally and spent 2 years researching the book with full access to the A.V.E.M. archive. It is the definitive monograph on Fuga's work.
H: 28 inches
Diam: 6.5 inches
$15,000 for the pair