LINO TAGLIAPIETRA (B.1934) A SHELL-FORM CASED GLASS SCULPTURE, the internal layer with fine mottled patches on an opaque ground, the outer clear-glass layer with a lightly iridescent surface and randomly-spaced dots, signed and dated 1984, numbered 58/100, 9" long. See illustration
Lino Tagliapietra, along with his US contemporary Dale Chihuly, is widely recognised as one of the greatest living artists working in glass.
Unsold In The Ceramics and Glass, Furniture and Works of Art - Sale Date 13th February 2014
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