20th Century Italian Pair of Murano Glass Wall Appliqués by Paolo Venini
A rare vintage Art Deco Italian pair of wall sconces with a brass base, enhanced by very detailed decoration. The wall lamps were designed by Paolo Venini, made of hand blown, transparent Pulegoso Murano glass and gold clear glass, imitating a feather. Each of them is featuring a one light socket in good condition. The wires have been renewed. Wear consistent with age and use. Circa 1920 - 1930, Milan, Italy.
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: Gold Clear Glass, Pulegoso Murano Glass, Brass
Country of Origin: Italy
Dimensions: 14.25" H x 5" W x 4.25" D Weight: 25 lbs