Pair of imposing Murano glass candle holders by Archimede Seguso designed by Tiffany & Co’s John Loring in the 1980s, signed to the base “Archimede Seguso Murano” original Seguso stickers. Murano Italy, 1987.
Provenance: private collection of Archimede Seguso
Bibliography U. Franzoi (ed.), I vetri di Archimede Seguso, Venice 1991, p. 160
John Loring, (born November 23, 1939) is design director emeritus of Tiffany & Co., where he held the post of design director from 1979 to 2009. He is the author of numerous books about Tiffany’s and art in general and a longtime contributor to Architectural Digest.
Seguso enjoyed a long and prolific relationship with Tiffany & Co, working with design director Van Day Truex and artist Charles Lin Tissot in the 1960s, and later with design director John Loring. The relationship has been continued with Seguso’s son Gino, and grandson, Antonio.