Hilton McConnico by Formia 1990s Italian Orange and Green Murano Art Glass Vases
One-of-a-kind organic modern Art Glass sculptures signed by Hilton McConnico, designed and blown in the 1990s, part of an exclusive collection of unique pieces designed for Formia - Murano. High quality and Maestria of the execution in blown Murano glass: The lime green and yellow vase is executed with the incalmo technique, perfectly fusing together the airy light green upper body with the overlaid bottom part decorated with fun spots in apple green and yellow. Dimensions: 9 in. D x 9.75 W x 8.5 H.
The "cactus" centerpiece is composed of a rare burnt orange, shimmery whiskey color bowl blown with a hollow to host a projection in overlaid black Murano glass extensively worked with yellow green Murrine.
Joseph Hilton McConnico (Memphis 1943 - Paris 2018), talented, versatile product designer, architect, interior designer and artist with an unquenchable creativity vein, after working in fashion for such designers as Ted Lapidus and Yves St. Laurent, was set designer & Art director for more than 20 films, including the cult classic Diva. Some of his glass "Cactus" creations for Daum were presented by former French President François Mitterrand to President George H. W. Bush as a gift of state. He was also the first American to have work permanently inducted into the Louvre's Decorative Arts collection.
|DIMENSIONS:||9.75 in. H x 11 in. Diameter 25 cm H x 28 cm Diameter|
|CREATOR:||Hilton McConnico, Formia Murano|
|OF THE PERIOD:||Organic Modern|
|CONDITION:||Excellent, wear consistent with age|
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