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Murano Amber Glass Chandelier

 

Materials: Gilded brass, amber coloured mouth blown crystal Murano glass, Bakelite sockets.

Chain Length: 60 cm / 23.62’’

Height: 40 cm / 15.74”

Width: 68 cm / 26.77”

Electricity: 6 bulb E14, 14 x 40 watt maximum, 110/220 volt.
Any type of light bulb can be used, not a specific one preferred, but a frosted one, maybe with a twist in it, would give a nice result.

Period: 1960s – 1970s (this one).

Designer: To be appraised.

Manufacturer: To be appraised.

These chandeliers are made for many years on the Murano Island, they are one of the prides of the Venetian glass art industries. Almost all the big companies produced them over the last 150 years. This one has six elegantly curved branches with beveled cut bobêches, gilt brass frame and candelabra sockets, a superbly crafted chandelier.

Murano Amber Glass Chandelier

Murano Amber Glass Chandelier

Murano Amber Glass Chandelier

Murano Amber Glass Chandelier