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Alexandria 5597 24 Chandelier in Glass with White Shade, by Barovier&Toso

$23,750per item

About

Originally designed in 2008, the Alexandria 5597 24 is a sleek chandelier with pleated shades in Black, Grey or White. The Alexandria collection is made up of four chandeliers with lamp shade whose distinctive sign is the reduced height (45 cm for the smallest model up to a maximum of 80 cm), particularly suitable to illuminate rooms whose height would not allow the use of a “normal” chandelier. The lampshade is pleated and completely in fabric, that is without internal lining in PVC, and the finishing is dark chromed. Here you are shown the Alexandria 5597 24 chandelier with a white Pleated shade. The creations of Barovier&Toso are one-of-a-kind works in Venetian mouth blown and handcrafted by master artisans in Murano, custodians of an age-old tradition passed down across the generations. Angelo Barovier invented a revolutionary formula that made it possible to obtain an unprecedented material with extraordinary characteristics of extreme transparency and brightness. Thanks to a decree issued by the Republic of Venice in 1455, Angelo Barovier was granted the exclusive right to produce “Cristallo Veneziano” (Venetian Crystal). The factor that makes this formula unique, still used today through progressive refinements, is the total absence of lead and arsenic. This is what makes our Venetian Crystal different from any other crystal on the market, enabling the master artisans to carry out the entire production process in complete safety, achieving exceptional results. Additional information: - Materials: Finishing: Dark chrome - Dimensions: H.23.5 x 63 Ø - Available colors: Bluastro, grey, crystal, aquamarine, violet - Available shade colors: Black, white, grey - Year of Design: 2008 - Lighting Info: Incandescent 24 x 60W E14/E12 - Dimmable - Bulbs not included - Price does not include VAT. If shipping outside of the US, please contact the seller for more details. Packaging information: - Shock-proof system: White twisted paper protection dual-thickness to guarantee shock absorption. No polystyrene chips, 100% recyclable paper. - Blister: 100% recyclable cardboard tray with Barovier&Toso logo; transparent clingfilm for shrink-wrapping, to guarantee the immobilization of the components and reduce breakage. - Security system: Tear-proof wipe-out labels with micro-perforations on the background and on the logo; applied on the top and bottom sides of the box to guarantee the integrity of the package, the origin and the authenticity of the product. - Logo: Barovier&Toso trademark on a glossy label applied in three specific points (always the same on all lighting fixtures). Silk screening of the brand name on the lampshade structure.

Customization Options

With the designers permission, each item is customizable, for further information please contact the dealer.

Details

  • Creator
    Barovier&Toso (Designer, Manufacturer)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 23.5 in. (59.69 cm)Diameter: 63 in. (160.02 cm)
  • Style
    Modern (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    Contemporary
  • Production Type
    New & Custom(Current Production)
  • Estimated Production Time
    11-12 weeks
  • Condition
  • Seller Location
    Venice, IT
  • Reference Number
    5597/24/IC/BB5597/24/LQ/BB5597/24/CC/BB5597/24/VI/BB5597/24/AQ/BB

Shipping & Returns

  • Shipping
    Rates vary by destination and complexity.
    Ships From: Edison, NJ
  • Return Policy

    This item cannot be returned.

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About the Manufacturer

Barovier&Toso

Partnerships come and go within the community of glass-making artisans on the Venetian island of Murano, where business relationships seem as complex as the shifting alliances in the notoriously acrimonious Italian parliament. Formed in 1942 by members of families with centuries of experience in the craft, Barovier, Toso & Co. has proven to be one of the most enduring and prosperous Italian glass manufactories of recent decades. Under the nearly 50-year artistic directorship of cofounder Ercole Barovier (1889–1974), the company created buoyant traditional pieces such as chandeliers and sconces, and it pioneered an array of innovative modernist designs with bold colors, patterns and surfaces. To appeal to gentler, more conservative tastes, Barovier Toso produced a range of lilting, sinuous lighting pieces that are often described as embodying “Liberty Style” — the Italian term for Art Nouveau, taken from the name of the famed London department store that promoted 19th-century organic textile designs in the manner of William Morris. The hallmarks of the style in Barovier & Toso works are elements of glass in the shape of thick leaves, fronds and flower petals, deployed along with other naturalistic ornament in sconces, pendants and chandeliers. Ercole Barovier began his personal aesthetic transition toward modernism in the 1930s with his Primavera series of vases and animal sculptures — idiosyncratic milky-white and clear glass filled with tiny bubbles and hairline interior fissures that he produced for Artisti Barovier, a firm headed by his father and uncle. Later, with Barovier Toso, he would explore such novel styles as the mosaic-like Pezatto glass; fluid Spiral patterns; the pebbly textured Barbarico line and the complex, layered and highly colored abstractions of the Oriente series of vases and bowls. Traditional or modern, Barovier Toso — still under family control — has produced one of the finest and most diverse catalogues of Murano glass in the last 100 years.
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