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Murano Glass Vase Rinascimento Model by Matteo Thun for Barovier & Toso

$ 5,000
  • Description
    Murano glass vase designed by Matteo Thun for Barovier & Toso in 1983. Signed and dated.
    from serie Rinascimento. Blue crystal. Collection Tiffany&Co.

    Biography
    Matteo Thun was born in Bolzano in 1952 as the first son of the South Tyrolean entrepreneurial family Thun (Lene and Otmar von Thun and Hohenstein), his younger brother Peter took over the management of Thun AG in 1978.
    Matteo Thun studied at the Salzburg Academy under Oskar Kokoschka and graduated in 1975 from his architectural studies at the University of Florence. In 1978 he moved to Milan, met Ettore Sottsass and in 1981 co-founded Sottsass Associati and the Memphis Group. In 1984 he founded his own studio and worked for Swatch, whose art director he was from 1990 to 1993. From 1983 to 2000 he was professor of design and ceramics at the "University of Applied Arts" in Vienna. He founded Matteo Thun & Partners, a multicultural architecture and design studio with headquarters in Milan, Italy and a subsidiary in Munich, Germany. The company operates internationally and has been developing hospitality, residential, headquarters, retail and urban design projects and master planning for more than 20 years. Together with his partner Antonio Rodriguez, the office employs 70 experts from the fields of architecture, design and communication.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Signed
    Origin: Italy
    Period: 1980-1999
    Materials: glass
    Condition: Good. perfect condition
    Creation Date: 1987
    Styles / Movements: Arts & Crafts, Modern
    Book References: original Barovier & Toso catalog
    Incollect Reference #: 543509
  • Dimensions
    H. 22.05 in; Diam. 11.81 in;
    H. 56 cm; Diam. 30 cm;
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