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A Cup of Grand Illusions

Vase, black | grey | green

Artist:Markku Piri

Manufactory:Lasismi, Riihimäki, Finland

Master:Joonas Laakso, Kaappo Lähdesmäki, Kimmo Reinikka

Year of Design:2017

Dimensions:Depth19 cm 7.6 inch

 Width19 cm 7.6 inch

 Height38 cm 15.2 inch

Edition:7 each unique


Edition: 7 each unique


In stock

Cut, engraved, sandblasted with stencils, polished and satin finished.

This series has its origin in Florence, from the architecture and the interior of the first exhibition of Markku Piri in the Palazzo Medici Riccardi, among others from the Michelangelesque staircase in the Palazzo. Here, the artist wanted to create respectfully, but also with a little smile, objects which are timelessly archaic in their forms, and lush in their decor. The ancient glass tradition and the artistic ideas of the present times greet each other in a grand manner.

A Cup of Grand Illusions is the parent work for the Glass of Exalted Envy. The scale here is almost majestic, the dialogue of slightly metallic black, and a vibrant green is playful and dramatic. This work can take in a wonderful grand arrangement of flowers, or stand alone as an object of art.