Fazzoletti Opalini

Fulvio Bianconi


The vase Fazzoletto is an icon of Venini . For over 50 years it has been
featured in museums and art exhibitions.
Fazzoletti, handmade and blown, each one is unique.

Colore: Bamboo, Apple Green, Milk-white, Aquamarine, Horizon, Grey

1: 700.00 Ø 9” H 12,20”

2: 700.02 Ø 7,87” H 9,44”

3: 700.04 Ø 5,31” H 5,31”

Tecnica di lavorazione: Opal


Fulvio Bianconi

Settling in Milan, he collaborated as graphic designer and illustrator with the publishers Mondadori, Bombiani, Garzanti and frescoed the Galtrucco shops and Trade Fair pavilions.
In 1946 he travelled many times to Murano to learn more about the art of glassmaking. Here he met Paolo Venini who, sensing the creative spirit of the young Bianconi, invited him to collaborate with his glassworks. From his with the Figure della Commedia dell’Arte, the Tiepolos the Fazzoletto, the Sirene, the Pezzati and many others emerged. New workmanship techniques of the glassmaking art and revision of the age-old ones were the subject of the creative research of Fulvio Bianconi.
Molding movement and color into his glass pieces, Fulvio Bianconi established a totally up-to-date link with the history of Murano.

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Milk-white is an opal glass, created for the first time in Murano in the early 15th century in order to imitate porcelains, which were very renowned in Europe in those times. This particular type of color is obtained by overlapping transparent colors to the Milk-white one. Sometimes it is possible to add
some gold leaves in order to obtain the “Aurati” vases.