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Pink Crystal Murano Pendant Lamp


Materials: Pink/red veined and translucent crystal hand blown Murano glass, made to look as a pig’s bladder. Brass parts, Bakelite socket.

Cord Length: 60 cm / 23.62’’ – adjustable steel wire.

Height: 25 cm / 9.84”

Width: 46 cm / 18.11”

Electricity: 1 bulb E27, 1 x 100 watt maximum, 110/220 volt.
Any type of light bulb can be used, not a specific one preferred. For this setup a yellow coloured globe bulb was used.

Period: 1960s – Mid-Century Modern.

Designer: To be appraised.

Manufacturer: To be appraised, a company from the Venetian Island Murano.

Made in the style of the Venini Fazoletto (handkerchief) lamps. The lamp has an old generic Murano label inside the ceiling cap, used by many companies in Venice during the 1950s and 1960s.

The colour of the glass was used by companies such as Seguso ArchimedeFratelli Toso, Barovier e Toso, Barbini, AV Mazzega, Venini and many others.


Links (external links open in a new window)

Barovier e Toso chandeliers

Murano glass companies

Murano Glass Museum

Lamps made of Murano glass on Vintageinfo

History of Murano – Wikipedia

Glass blowing on the Murano island on Wikipedia

Pig bladder on Wikipedia

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Pink Crystal Murano Pendant Lamp