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Angelo Brotto Artist Biography  Italian, 1914-2002

Angelo Brotto was an Italian glass designed working for Esperia.

Esperia Italy was active during 1960s-1970s. Esperia/Murano was producing a wide range of wall and standing lamps always originally designed and manufactured in the combination with unique materials. Example of such a Murano glass is Blown venetian glass and chromed metal. The majority of Esperia/Murano items were designed by Italian designers, such as Angelo Brotto.

The glassmaking industry was centered in Murano, the island in the Venetian Lagoon, in 1291. Since 13th century Murano is known as one of the most famous glass industries in the world. For centuries Murano´s glassmakers held a high quality, unique design of glassware, and developed many glassmaking technologies.

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