Venetian artist-inventor-designer Mariano Fortuny founded his revered textile company in 1919. Produced in Venice, Fortuny has only one other showroom, which opened in New York in 1928. How these stunning textiles are created is a tightly held secret, now kept by the Riad family, who purchased the company in 1988.
1970s Italian Murano art glass vase with a
deep wine-hued interior encased in clear, faceted cut glass. Acid-etched, “Mandruzzato; Hand Worked Murano; Murano, Italy.” Light wear and manufacturing anomaly bubble.
Large deep blue and amber thick Murano-style art
glass sculptural vase with scalloped rim, fluted cornucopia flower-shaped body, leaves and curled base. No maker's mark. Light wear with a few scratches.