THE END OF HISTORY
An archive of news and design ideas from the mid-century modern furnishing experts of Manhattan's The End of History.
Tuesday, September 10, 2013
The art world lost one of its glass Maestros last year when Vittorio Ferro passed away at 80 years of age. His resume was impressive with a nearly 3 decade tenure at Fratelli Toso where he earned his reputation as a master of the craft. This piece is a treasure from the 1980s when he worked for the factory Fratelli Pagnin - in fact, this piece comes from the Pagnin family's private collection. The technique employed here is referred to as Pezzato, from the Italian for "patchwork" - a complex process that incorporates the melding of vintage Murano murrines (rod segments) into a colorful new work. This is a serious collector's dream. 10"
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There is nothing quite like the fabulous vintage hand blown glass , the rare ceramics, and the marvelous mid-century modern furniture found at "The End of History". We opened our shop in Manhattan's West Village in 1997. Since then we have amassed more decorative objects from the 50's & 60's in one room than anywhere in the world. As a result we've become the go-to for top editors from magazines as well as a choice source to the best interior designers in the world. We will update this blog daily... and as new publications come out and exciting new items hit our shelves!