A Murano Laguna Glass and Brass Table Lamp, Model No. 505
Item Number: 9128
Location: Greenwich Village
Height: 39.75 in.
Height: 101 cm.
Tomaso Buzzi for Venini, Rare Laguna Glass and Brass Table Lamp, Model 505, Early 20th Century
An important and stunningly beautiful example of Buzzi's finest work. The deep amber colored and gold flecked conical laguna glass bowl, above an elliptical glass standard, terminating in a conforming brass base. Marked: Venini Murano.
This lamp was exhibited at the Tomaso Buzzi at Venini exhibition, September 2014 – January 2015 in Venice and illustrated by Barovier, Marino with Carla Sonego (eds.), Tomaso Buzzi at Venini, 2014, p. 420
The same model lamp is illustrated by Anna Venini de Santillana in the Venini Cataloge Raisonné 1921-1986, Milan, 2000, p. 258 and by Franco Deboni in Venini Glass - Catalogue 1921-2007, Turin, 2007, fig. 51.