Laccati Neri e Rossi

The laccati neri e rossi series was first presented at the 22nd Venice Biennale (1940) and received great press coverage.
This series included intensely-coloured glass, presenting a Chinese lacquer-like texture.
The objects were red, black, two-toned (red and black), with horizontal or vertical incalmo .

To obtain a bright red colour, Scarpa used a material made of minuscule lamp-worked glass spheres incorporated into the glass mass.
Because of its particular complexity, very few pieces were produced.


Credits: Lestanzedelvetro

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