Artistic tradition

Venetian Style Maravegia Mirror

Craftsmanship and Made in Italy

enetian Style mirrors are Arte Veneziana’s pride and joy. There are some simple tips to recognise a Venetian style mirror; the beautiful floral engravings or rich mythological and bucolic scenes.

The most famous characters are the typical engraved curl finishings together with the depiction of Bacco, Justice or the well-know Venetian Eighteenth-century Dama and Cavaliere. Crystal colored Murano decorative flowers, leaves, twisted ropes and multicoloured glass paste rosettes embellish each Venetian mirror. The result is a unique item comparable to a work of art for craftsmanship and excellence in its execution.

Last but not least: do not worry if the mirror's decorations seem badly fixed. Our master artisans preserve the historical tradition in avoiding to fix the glass parts. In fact leaving those parts mobile and tying them with an iron wire is the correct procedure both to respect Venetian roots and above all, to avoid damage and breakage of the glass.

Handmade Luxury Mirror

Maravegia Venetian Style Mirror

Handmade Engravings and Murano glass decorations

Materials

Structure made of wood with walnut colour finish.

Central bevelled glass with medium antique mirrored finish.

Frame made of bevelled and engraved glass with medium antique mirrored finish.

I always wanted to go to Venice. It’s supposed to be the romance capital of the world.
Gordon Korman

Decorations

Floral motif and the depiction of a Venetian couple featuring a Lady and a Gentleman engravings.

Decorative gold and crystal colour rosettes and twisted ropes made of Murano glass.


Specifications

Size: W. 60 cm, H. 80 cm

Size: W. 23” 5/8, H. 31” 1/2

Code: MVX-AVA-001-0101

Fixing metal bars included

Custom made to specifications.

The symbol of Venice

San Marco Family line

Three Dimensional Opulent Mirrors

The San Marco family line is the namesake of the most famous church and square in Venice as well as the patron saint of the city. This place was the symbol of both the religious and political life at the age of La Serenissima whose importance inspired Arte Veneziana to chose it for one of its lines of squared and three dimensional shaped mirrors.

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