XVIth century Compote dish reticulated filigree
The Art of Glass in Venice and Murano
The art of the glass originated in Venice, but after considering the numerous fires caused by furnaces lit in a quasi permanent manner, the Republic decided to transport furnaces and craftsman to the island of Murano.
Museum of the Glass
When you visit the museum of the glass in Murano, you can only be moved by the beauty of some of the pieces which are there.
XVIth century Compote dish Murano Detai
Forms and Colors
Forms, colors, decorations, they are often as true paintings on glass.
Works of art for Kings
Details allow us to see the care with which were accomplished these rooms, exported along the routes of kings and the most distant emperors.
An International Reputation
The reputation of Murano stretched in effect well beyond borders of Venice.
Detail of a magnificently decorated dish
Number of foreign monarchs of passage in Sérénissime, considered as quasi obligatory to visit workshop glassblowers of Murano.
Works of art in full measure
What remains (unfortunately) some dish opposite, shows you whom some of these objects supported with true works of art, with miniature pictures.