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This asymmetrical circa-1950 blown glass Dino Martens vase realized $37,270 plus the buyer’s premium in February 2017 at Cambi Casa D’Aste. Image courtesy of Cambi Casa D’Aste and LiveAuctioneers.

Venetian-born Dino Martens reshaped the realm of art glass

This asymmetrical circa-1950 blown glass Dino Martens vase realized $37,270 plus the buyer’s premium in February 2017 at Cambi Casa D’Aste. Image courtesy of Cambi Casa D’Aste and LiveAuctioneers.

This asymmetrical circa-1950 blown glass Dino Martens vase realized $37,270 plus the buyer’s premium in February 2017 at Cambi Casa D’Aste. Image courtesy of Cambi Casa D’Aste and LiveAuctioneers.

NEW YORK — Italian art glass represents the pinnacle of glass-making, and ranking among the medium’s finest artisans is Dino Martens (1894–1970), renowned for his tireless experimentation and his imaginative designs.

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