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LABELLED Venetian Glass Company Murano Style Franco Toffolo Clown

LABELLED Venetian Glass Company Murano Style Franco Toffolo Clown
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Product Number: WS13421

£35.00
£33.25
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Description

A quirky Murano style glass sculpture of a clown. Made by Venetian Glass Company, which was a glass works in Blackpool, England, set up and operated by Franco Toffolo in the 1960's - 1980's. Franco previously worked for Venini in 1946-1950. He moved to the UK in 1965 and set up Venetian Glass Company, which made Murano style glassware such as this clown. He later became a Master glassmaker at Caithness. Still bears the original factory label.

Size

Measures approx 8.5 inches tall by 3.5 inches in diameter at widest point.

Condition

Has a small fracture to the edge of his hat, shown in final picture. No other damage.