Kiku a murrine sparse

 

ca. 1953

Vase realized with sparse murrina kiku on a background of yellow murrina.

Murrina kiku is one of the most famous design by Ermanno Toso: it is a first reinterpretation of traditional Fratelli Toso murrina millefiori.

 

 

Collection by Ermanno Toso

Ermanno Toso (1903 - 1973) Employed in the factory since 1924, he has been Fratelli Toso artistic director from 1936 until his death in 1973. Ermanno was an eclectic designer: he managed to modernize the traditional murrina, joining and mixing tradition with modernity.