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AV Mazzega Murano Glass Globe Pendant Lamp

Materials: chromed metal frame (iron). Yellow, green, amber and clear crystal hand blown Murano glass. Bakelite socket.

Chain Length: 80 cm / 31.49”

Width: ∅ 35 cm / 13.77”

Electricity: 1 bulb E27, 1 x 60 watt maximum, 110/220 volt.
Any type of light bulb can be used, not a specific one preferred.

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

Designer: Carlo Nason.

Manufacturer: AV Mazzega, Murano, Italy.

Other versions: This AV Mazzega Murano glass globe pendant lamp exists in several colours. All these lamps were hand blown and therefore all unique with a little difference in size and colours.

AV Mazzega

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. Today the company is named Mazzega 1946.

Designers that worked for AV Mazzega – Mazzega 1946 are among others: Carlo NasonAldo Nason, Christophe Pillet, Michele De Lucchi, Giovanni Barbato, Paolo Piva, Sam Baron, Gasmi Chafik, Oriano Favaretto and Riccardo Giovanetti.

Links (external links open in a new window)

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AV Mazzega – http://www.avmazzega.com – website offline since 2018The Facebook page of AV Mazzega is gone since November 2017. Mazzega 1946 is the new name of the company.

History of Murano on Wikipedia

Murano Glass Museum

Glas blowing on Wikipedia

Venice history on Wikipedia

Official Site of the City of Venice

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Carlo Nason biography

Carlo Nason bulb table lamp

AV Mazzega lamps

Carlo Nason lamps

Many thanks to Frank from Flowermountain.be for the pictures and the enthusiasm.