The original Murano took the name of Amurianum, one of the gates of Altinum.
In 1201 the Venetian Senate wrote a decree that required the glassmakers in Venice to install their furnaces on the island of Murano. Many fires had in fact reported in Venice from the glass furnaces and the Venetians were concerned about risks to their wooden houses. T...
Murano Glass chandelier, Circa 1980, Italy. Measures: Height: 1.50m, diameter: 85 cm.
Murano Glass Luster, gilded brass, Circa 1960, Italy. Measures: Height: 180 cm, diameter: 33 cm.
Murano Glass chandelier, Circa 1980, Italy. Measures: Height: 135 cm, diameter: 1 m
Table Lamp, Gilt brass and Murano glass block with inclusive air bubble design, Circa 1990, Italy. Height: 42 cm, base: 28 cm x 28 cm.