20th Century White Italian Tall Murano Glass Table, Desk Lamp by Paolo Venini
A vintage Mid-Century modern Italian table lamp made of hand blown smoked Murano glass with a white round shade. The tall desk light is enhanced by detailed brass rings, featuring a two light socket, designed by Paolo Venini in good condition. The wires have been renewed. Wear consistent with age and use. Circa 1940 - 1950, Milan, Italy.
Base: 10.75" diameter
Shade: 8.5" H x 18" diameter
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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.
Material: Glass, Metal
Details: Smoked Murano Glass, Brass
Country of Origin: Italy
Dimensions: 30" H