Lot 942: Venice and Murano Glass Co., LTD., 1889 Issued Stock
October 25, 2016
Fort Lee, NJ, USALive Auction
Description: Italy. 1 Share I/U Stock Certificate. Black print with ornate black border of a venetian winged lion. XF condition. Low certificate number, 76. Murano glass is glass made on the Venetian island of Murano, which has specialized in fancy glass-wares for centuries. MuranoÕs glassmakers led Europe for centuries, developing or refining many technologies including crystalline glass, enameled glass (smalto), glass with threads of gold (aventurine), multicolored glass (millefiori), milk glass (lattimo), and imitation gemstones made of glass. Rare and historic certificate. (John E.Herzog Collection).