20th Century Italian Eight Tiered Murano Glass Chandeliers by Venini & Zucceri
Stunningly designed by Paolo Venini and Toni Zucceri, this Italian pair of original Mid-Century modern vintage Murano glass chandeliers were crafted in Italy circa 1950-60. Each eight-tiered pendant has approximately 150 Tronchi glass pieces and includes six light sockets. These large vintage glass chandeliers will add a sense of elegance and luxury to any space, whether paired together or used across multiple rooms.
Both chandeliers have been rewired for the United States. Wear is consistent with age and use, and includes minor losses on some glass pieces.
Tronchi glass: 8.25” H x 2.5” diameter
Light fixture: 50” H x 30” diameter
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About the designers:
Paolo Venini was born in 1895 Cusano near Milan, Italy and passed away in 1959 Venice, Italy. He was an Italian lawyer and designer. In 1921, Venini opened a glass factory on the islands of Murano with his partner Giacomo Cappellin which they named Vetri Soffiati Muranesi Cappellin Venini & Co.
Toni Zuccheri was an Italian architect and designer born in 1936 in the province of Udine, Italy and passed away in 2008. At a very young age, he started developing his skills with glass techniques. In 1960, Zuccheri studied architecture, his masters were the Italian architect Franco Albini and Carlo Scarpa. After his studies, he started working at Venini where he invented and reinvented working techniques, shapes and colors. Later on, he worked together with well-known architects and designers, such as Gio Ponti, Lucio Fontanta etc.
Material: Chrome, Glass
Details: Murano Glass
Country of Origin: Italy
Dimensions: 58" H Weight: 380 lbs