$ 7,500.00


This is a classic Venetian “Sail” form vase, inspired by centuries on water. Much as the blues and greens of the sun and sky play on water, they dance throughout this piece. Most noteworthy, there is an axis from the yellow-green eye on the front of the piece. Then it passes straight through to the calming blue field on the reverse, framed in avventurine cane. In addition, the white reticello fragment provides an unexpected window into a piece that is already alive with transparent color!

Notice the way Afro used pieces of avventurine and black cane in subtle and unexpected combination with some of his signature elements. Because this signature element is in each piece,  the series is known as “Avventurine Rinascita”.


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There is a definite front and back, with a clear axis through the piece, that includes multiple incalmos, cane, murrini, reticello, avventurine and delicate cold working – all in the same beautiful art glass sculpture. Hand blown from Murano glass and imported from Venice, Italy.

About Fine Art Glass Sculpture

Biography – Italian, b. 1963, Burano, Venice, Italy, based in Murano, Venice, Italy

About Afro Celotto

Master Afro Celotto was born in Venice, on the quiet, peaceful, but quite colorful island of Burano. 

Celotto worked with with the legendary Lino Tagliapietra from the age of 14 until until replacing Lino upon his departure at Effetre 12 years later.

He is recognized for his technical mastery of traditional techniques such as work with murrine, filigrana and reticello.

Since these early years Afro has continued to extend his artistic range with an incredible range of glass sculpture. and artistic expression.

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Shipping Classparcel
Weight 13 lbs
Dimensions 7 × 11 × 22 in
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