This beautiful sky-blue vase with zanfirico filigree, called 'Tartana', was made by Lino Tagliapietra in 1987. This unique work is made of 'vetro a reticello', glass in which crossed threads form a special pattern. This work is signed at the bottom with "Lino Tagliapietra To Effetre International Murano 1987 Pezzo Unico". It was exhibited in "Uit het licht van de Lagune" ("From the Light of the Lagoon") in Boymans van Beuningen Museum in 1988. This object is depicted in Sarpellon, G., "Lino Tagliapietra: vetri / glass / surprise / glass", 1994, Arsenala Editrice, p. 109.