Barovier Toso Murano Twisted Glass & Brass Frame 1947

Barovier Toso Murano Twisted Glass & Brass Frame 1947

Code: 11929


W: 17.5cm (6.9")H: 20.5cm (8.1")


An original 1940s Murano glass picture frame designed and manufactured in Venice and signed on the brass strut by Barovier Toso, Murano. This exquisite photograph frame is perfect for displaying a favourite memory in true style. Barovier, based on the island of Murano in Venice, is a world renowned Italian glass-making company that has been in operation since 1295. The photograph frame features a rectangular shape with a solid brass clean internal frame. The outer part of the frame is made of hand wrought twisted Murano glass by skilled artisans, with each piece unique due to the nature of the glass-making process. 

As a charming historical note, the original sepia photographs remain within the frame along with a newspaper dated 1947 (see images), however it all could be replaced with a mirror glass if desired.

The frame is 20.5cm x 17.5cm. The internal photograph area is 8cm x 12cm