Vintage Info

AV Mazzega Contemporary Lighting at Euroluce 2013 –
Andrea Mazzega
talks about the history of the company.

AV Mazzega Ice Block Chandelier

Condition: In excellent condition.

Materials: Metal chromed frame and 9 amber and clear crystal glass Murano ‘ice’ blocks, Bakelite sockets.

Total height: 110 cm – 43.30”

Height: 46 cm – 18.11”

Width: 45 cm – 17.71”

Electricity: 3 bulbs E14, 3 x 60 watt max – 110/220 volt.
Any type of light bulb can be used, not a specific one preferred.

Period: 1960s – 1970s – Mid-Century Modern.

Designer: To be appraised.

Manufacturer: AV Mazzega, Murano, Italy.

Other versions: Also made as ceiling light, wall lamp and floor lamp. There are bigger and smaller versions.

AV Mazzega was founded in 1946 by Angelo Vittorio Mazzega. In 1950 his son Gianni Bruno Mazzega started working in the family’s glass factory. Gianni Bruno Mazzega is responsible for the creation of many beautiful lamps, maybe this one.

Today, under the watchful eye of Andrea Mazzega, grandson of Angelo Vittorio, the company works together with high-level international designers. Andrea is the president of the company since 2000.

  Photo of the old factory on the Murano island, taken in October 2014

AV Mazzega old factory

Ice block lamps (Sierra) made by AV Mazzega for the famous Austrian company Kalmar Franken


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