AV Mazzega Murano Glass Globe Pendant Lamp
Materials: Chromed metal frame (iron) and parts. Chrome chain with round rings, chrome canopy. Yellow, green, amber and clear crystal hand blown Murano glass globe with a slot in the middle. Bakelite E27 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: To be appraised.
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 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 Nason, Aldo 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)
Mazzega 1946 (AV Mazzega)
Official Site of the City of Venice
Many thanks to Frank from Flowermountain.be for the pictures and the enthusiasm.