Kiku Sommerso

 

ca. 1950

First line of vases realized with murrina Kiku. Murrina kiku is one of the most famous design by Ermanno Toso: it is a first reinterpretation of traditional Fratelli Toso murrina millefiori.

Kiku "sommerso" were immersed into crystal creating a transparent and lucid surface.

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.