Venetian mirrors

Venetians were the ones who revived the production of mirrors, which had been developed during the Roman era, and who managed to keep the process a secret until the Sun King (Louis XIV of France), to accomplish his hall of mirrors in Versailles, convinced a group of glassblowers to interrupt the monopoly of Murano.

Towards the end of the 18th Century, mirror plates began to be embellished and engraved. Influenced by Baroque style, mirrors became a blaze of curves, spirals and glass details.

To this day, the Ongaro e Fuga Venetian mirror uses decorative details to conceal the load-bearing frame, making a heavy to carry object with an intricate architectural make-up visibly delicate and extremely elegant.

Price range

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Art. 1135 - en

Art. 359 - en

Art. Saint-Michel - en

Art. Redentore - en

Art. Q83 - en

Art. Pavoni - en

Art. Passarin - en

Art. Ducale - en

Art. Ca' dell'orso - en

Art. Ca' Amelia - en