Kiku

 

ca. 1955

Vase fully realized with murrina kiku juxtaposed. Strong colours give amazing effects when the vase is lighted.

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.