Alessandro Mendini vase in earthenware Lucente


Alessandro Mendini

Lucente Vase

The Lucente vase is the result of Alessandro Mendini joining forces with Maison Matisse,
a tribute by the Italian designer to Henri Matisse's work
and one of his last pieces.

Made up of eight colors designed by Alessandro Mendini
for Maison Matisse, this earthenware vase reflects the Italian designer's
understanding of color. Bright hues are
showcased by matt black and white details. Its scalloped shape
is inspired by La Blouse Roumaine and the floral patterns in Henri Matisse's painting.

Made entirely by hand by Alessio Sarri in his Florence studio,
the Lucente vase has been produced in a series of eight and four artist's proofs.
Every piece is signed and numbered by the designer and Maison Matisse.

Lucente Vase

Alessandro Mendini

Lucente Vase

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Additional information

Designer: Alessandro Mendini
Dimensions: Height: 35 cm (13.7 in.) | Width: 24 cm (9.4 in.) | Depth: 21 cm (8.3 in.)
Weight: 2.3 kg (5.1 lb)
Materials: earthenware
Techniques used: casting, airbrushing
Manufacture: handcrafted by Alessio Sarri, in Italy

Designer vase Lucente by Alessandro Mendini for Maison Matisse
Lucente vase designed by Alessandro Mendini for Maison Matisse

Why Lucente?

Like the "bright" and joyful colors in Henri Matisse's paintings, this vase sees Alessandro Mendini pay tribute to the colorful painter. Alessandro Mendini was also inspired by the curvaceous figure in the La Blouse Roumaine painting and wrote the following about this vase: "to pay tribute to Matisse, I explored a complex, contorted and organic shape, as if it were conceptual foliage."

Details of Mendini vase Lucente's pattern designed for Maison Matisse
Mendini vase in earthenware Lucente
Designer Mendini's vases in earthenware Lucente, Puro and Sinuoso
Other view of Alessandro Mendini vase Lucente for Maison Matisse
Installation of designer vase Lucente designed by Mendini for Maison Matisse

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