Offered is a mid century modern Italian Pietra Cheisa Fontana Arte style etched glass mirror. This vintage Italian Mid-Century Modern Venetian etched glass decorative mirror is a lovely example of timeless Italian craftsmanship that is rich in history and beauty. Venetian mirrors can be traced back to the early 16th century. The Venetians perfected metal backed glass.
In earlier times, mirrors were used in conjunction with candles to more brightly illuminate an area. As with most furnishings, the beauty of a piece as well as its function was quite important. A lit beautifully etched or beveled mirror would add a luxurious jewel-like quality to a room.
During the 20th century, with the advent of electricity, mirrors became more decorative, rather than functional, still adding the luxurious jewel-like quality to a room. Wall mirrors are a great way to make your room look larger. They also make an excellent focal point. Venetian mirrors have always been beautiful and today they continue to that tradition.
This timeless piece would look spectacular with just about any decor and in any setting.