Barovier e Toso Pair of Clamshell Sconces

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Item Description

Ercole Barovier for Barovier & Toso rare pair of large clamshell sconces in heavy transparent iridescent glass featuring deep ribbing and pronounced lobes, Italy, circa 1940. These exquisite hand-blown crystal wall lights are elegant and impressive emanating a warm glow with its iridescent glass. Because they are hand-blown they slightly differ in shape, as you can see in the photos. Recently rewired to U.S. standards, completely original brass hardware and wall mount. Priced as a pair. Barovier & Toso, a historic Venetian glassmaking company founded in 1295, stands as one of the oldest and most prestigious names in the world of glass artistry. Renowned for its exquisite Murano glass creations, Barovier & Toso has seamlessly blended traditional craftsmanship with innovative design throughout its centuries-long history. The company’s master artisans have consistently pushed the boundaries of glass art, producing iconic chandeliers, lighting fixtures, and decorative pieces. With a commitment to quality, elegance, and a deep respect for tradition, Barovier & Toso continues to be a symbol of excellence in the world of luxury glass design, captivating enthusiasts and collectors with its timeless creations that reflect the beauty of Venetian craftsmanship.

Additional Information


Blown Glass, Brass


Good Rewired.


Height: 7.88 in (20 cm) Width: 11.82 in (30 cm) Depth: 7.88 in (20 cm)

Creation Date

circa 1950