Palm Beach Modern Auctions
Live Auction

Modern + Contemporary Art, Design & Luxury

Sat, Apr 23, 2022 12:00PM EDT
Lot 454

Tyra Carolina Lundgren Bird Sculpture, Murano

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,250

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Artist/Designer; Manufacturer: Tyra Lundgren; Venini
Marking(s); notes: signed with three-line acid stamp "Venini Murano Italia"
Country of origin; materials: Italy; glass
Dimensions (H, W, D): 7"h, 11.5"w, 4.5"d
Additional Information: "Tyra Lundgren was one of the 20th century's most multifaceted artists and modernists. She was active as a painter, illustrator, sculptor, ceramicist, glass and textile designer, as well as author and art critic. She was the first woman to design glass for Paolo Venini at Murano in Venice and was also the artistic director at Arabia in Helsinki at a time when these roles were mostly for men." (Translated from original text. Source: Provenance: Estate of a noteworthy Italian glass collector from Florida and New York. Selected works from this collection, acquired over the span of forty-plus years, comprise lots 449-482 in this auction. Reference (similar example): Venini Glass Catalogue 1921-2007, Franco Deboni, plate 57.

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very good, light surface scratches primarily near the polished pontil, minor scratches to bottom and pontil, no chips or cracks

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