Murano Rostrato Chandelier by Barovier & Toso
A remarkable vintage Mid-Century modern Italian chandelier made of a chrome base and handblown Murano glass. The pendant was produced by Barovier & Toso with six uniquely designed rostrato lamp shades supported by curved Murano glass arms. Each of the shades feature a one light socket. A stunning design element for a living room. Wear consistent with age and use. Circa 1950 - 1960, Italy.
Shade: 5.5” H x 6” diameter
Light fixture: 16.5” H
Barovier & Toso is an Italian company, founded in 1225 in Murano, Italy. The company is one of the oldest family businesses in the world., original founded as Barrovier. In 1936, the merged with the Toso family’s Fratelli Toso Glassworks. The company is specialized in Venetian glass and lighting.
Ercole Barovier was an Italian entrepreneur and designer born in 1889 Murano, Italy and passed away in 1974. Barovier went to study in Venice to become a doctor, but never finished his studies. After World War I, in 1920, he decided to work with his father, proving to have an incredible talent in glass making. In 1929, he discovered the Primavera technique, a transparent and crackled glass. In 1936, Barovier took over the company.
Material: Chrome, Glass
Details: Murano Glass
Country of Origin: Italy
Dimensions: 54" H x 33" W x 18" L Weight: 110 lbs