This Renato Anatra (one of Murano's most prolific and respected glass scultpurers) kneeling glass figure is a more abstract and stylized interpretation of Archimede Seguso's C.1950s Chinese farmer design, but it too is a homage to simplicity, humility and grace. The deep fuchia - to - white alabastro body is encased in clear sommerso, with the head, long braid, and arms also done in thick clear glass.
The earlier Consorzio Promovetro Murano sticker on the base dates this stunning piece between 1985 and 1994, when the prevailing Promovetra sticker (proof of Murano authenticity) was adopted. The company number confirms the manufacturer as Vetri Artistici Arte `80 along with the R. Anantra signature on the base.
DIMENSIONS: 11" tall, 4.25" deep, 5" wide
CONDITION: Excellent, with labels on base and lap
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