The Toso

 

Toso are one of the most ancient Murano family; a big tribe that during the centuries got divided into several different branches, each one distinguished by peculiar nicknames.

The Toso who founded the glass factory belonged to the branch Toso “Cangioro”: family emblem is an eagle with open wings over an A overturned which has been used also for glass factory's emblem where it is associated with the Rooster, symbol of Murano, and San Marks' Lion.