This wonderful small Murano glass mask with black and white glass canes is a replica of the famous "bauta", one of the typical masks of Venetian tradition. This was one of the most popular disguises, used by both men and women, in the old Carnival, especially from the 18th century, and still very popular and widely used today.
The "bauta", usually in white, was generally accompanied by a black tricorne hat and a long black cloak, called "tabarro". It was often used during romantic rendez-vous, and whenever there was the need to court or be courted freely, guaranteeing total anonymity: its peculiar shape altered the timbre of one's voice, and also allowed for ease of eating and drinking.
This mask rests on a stand and is available in three different sizes and wide range of colors.
Just imagine this elegant handmade item on your bookshelf or as a design element on your entrance console: it will immediately catch the attention of your guests!
Isn't it also a unique and original gift idea to surprise the recipient with? it will match perfectly with both modern and classic design.
Every day Murano artisans realize Murano glass objects. The Master sets up the work and coordinates his “serventi“ which help him in the preparation of the piece using incandescent furnaces: first they draw their desired object on some papers hanging close to the kilns then, once the glass is at the right temperature, the glassmakers shape quickly the material to obtain their glass artwork.
Whether you already visited Venice or not, having this piece of art will allow you to live the “Venetian Dream“. By having this authentic mask, which is entirely made in the heart of Venice, you can decor your home with an Italian lifestyle point of view, combining beauty and simplicity.
This product, like all products on YourMurano is handmade blown by some of the most Famous Murano island glassmakers and it represents the emblem of this beautiful Island.