Birds by Zanetti Companies

Licio Zanetti Dove
Licio Zanetti generally signs his pieces Zanetti L. I have read his masterpieces are signed with his full name, Zanetti Licio. This dove is large and heavy and signed Zanetti L on the base.

Licio Zanetti Duck or Swan
 
This pretty bird was made in the massello technique favored by Licio Zanetti. It is signed Zanetti L on bottom. Photos are courtesy of Carol MacDonald.

Licio Zanetti Hens
These large hens were made by Licio Zanetti. The upright bird is 8" (20.3 cm) tall and the other is 12.5" (31.8 cm) long. They are signed and have a VM label with the number 10 (Fratelli Zanetti). The owner said that the birds were made c. 1985. Photo is courtesy of Jerry Schultrich.

Licio Zanetti Owl
This impressive owl stands 12" (30 cm) tall and weighs 10 lbs (4.5 kg). It has swirls of tiny bubbles. The owl is signed Zanetti L on bottom. Photo is courtesy of Thomas Wilson.

Licio Zanetti Duck
This massive bubbly duck is signed Zanetti L on bottom. The duck weighs 10 lbs (2.2 kg). It is 13" (33 cm) long and 7.5" (19 cm) tall. Photo is courtesy of Thomas Wilson.

Licio Zanetti Bird
 
This bird is made of neodymium glass. It is lavender under incandescent light and blue under fluorescent. The bird is 8.3" (21 cm) long and 4.7" (12 cm) tall. It is signed Zanetti L on bottom. Photos are courtesy of Terry Gourley. 

Oscar Zanetti Duck
This handsome duck is an Oscar Zanetti creation. It is 7" (17.8 cm) tall and 11" (27.9 cm) long. It is signed "Zanetti Oscar" on bottom. Photo is courtesy of Thomas Wilson.
Arnaldo Zanella for Zanetti Bird Sculpture
 
This beautiful sculpture was designed by Arnaldo Zanella for Zanetti. It has the Zanetti label and a Promovetro (VAM) label with the number 023 for Zanetti. It is signed on bottom. Photos are courtesy of David Hoffman.

Arnaldo Zanella Bird on Nest
This bird sculpture is signed A. Zanella on bottom. I am not sure it was done for Zanetti, but is included here since Zanella did many similar sculptures for them. Photo is courtesy of Charles Swanson.

Licio Zanetti Duck
This 5.5" duck is signed Zanetti L on bottom. Zanetti pieces are solid and hot worked (from the furnace).

Licio Zanetti Heron
This fabulous bird was made is signed by Licio Zanetti. It has a tease of lattimo loops inside. Photo is courtesy of Chris Cope.

Licio Zanetti Toucan
 
This wonderful and heavy toucan was designed by Licio Zanetti, probably in the 1980s. It has two Zanetti labels and is signed Zanetti L on bottom. The bird is 12" (30.5 cm) long and 9" (22.9 cm) tall and weighs 14.6 lb (6.6 kg). Photos are courtesy of Thomas Wilson.

Oscar Zanetti Heron
 
This massive sommerso heron is signed "Zanetti Oscar" on bottom. It is 21.25" (54 cm) tall. Photos are courtesy of Rick Audinot. 



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