Murano Glass Pineapple Pendant Chandelier

by Barovier & Toso
£12,000
Code
7821
Of wonderfully exotic and elegant character, the stylised pineapple pendant is adorned with gold flake infused palm leaves, using the Aventurina technique to reflect light and shimmer with metallic richness. In excellent original condition

Italy, circa 1940

The pineapple has always been a historic symbol of welcome and wealth. For the ancient peoples of the New World, where the fruit originated, it was recognized as symbolizing friendship and hospitality. While in pre-modern Europe it represented unreachable riches, to be viewed and certainly not eaten. It became a symbol of luxury, nobility, and wealth and a single pineapple could fetch a fortune
H 96cm x Dia. 42cm
H 37.81" x Dia. 16.54"
Murano Glass Pineapple Pendant Chandelier_0
Murano Glass Pineapple Pendant Chandelier_0

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