Mid-Century Modern floor lamps (2) from Murano, the glass-making island of Venice, Italy. Circa 1950. About 60" tall to top of base. Perfect condition with original bronze fittings. Pale yellow glass with encapsulated foil segments.
Murano’s reputation as a center for glassmaking was born when the Venetian Republic, fearing fire and the destruction of the city’s mostly wooden buildings, ordered glassmakers to move their foundries to Murano in 1291. Murano glass is still associated with Venetian glass.