Birillo floor lamp by Carlo Nason, Italy 1960
[SOLD] Masterpiece floor lamp Birillo by Carlo Nason for Mazzega, Italy. Handblown Murano glass in a stunning and rare colour combination. It has 'Space Age' written all over it!
Carlo Nason is an Italian glass artist who is known for his use of historical techniques in producing inventive lamps, vases, and sculptures. Born in 1935 in Murano his family is one of the oldest glass blowing families on the island. Young Carlo was involved in the family company from a very young age. The artist continues until today to live and work in Murano. His work can be found in the collections of the Corning Museum of Glass and The Museum of Modern Art in New York.
This Birillo is still in excellent condition and retains its original Castiglioni switch.