Gio Ponti (1891-1979) for Venini
Rare Pair of Sconces
Italy, 1946-50
Gio Ponti (1891-1979) for Venini
Rare Pair of Sconces
Italy, 1946-50
9 h x 18 1⁄2 w x 5 d in (23 x 47 x 13 cm)

Hand-blown colored and clear Murano glass and nickel-plated sockets. Rewired to U.S. standards.

Sold with certificate of authenticity from Gio Ponti archives.

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Literature

Ugo La Pietra, Gio Ponti, Milan, 2009, p. 155, no. 335 for similar model

Lisa Licitra Ponti, Gio Ponti The Complete Works 1923-1978, Cambridge, 1990, p. 130 for similar model

Charlotte and Peter Fiell, eds., 1000 Lights, Volume 1: 1879 to 1959, Cologne, 2005, p. 408 for similar model

Franco Deboni, Venini Glass: Its history, artists and techniques, Volume 1, Turin, 2007, p. 60 for similar model

Anna Venini Diaz de Santillana, Venini Catalogue Raisonné 1921-1986, Milan, 2000, p. 257, p. 96 for similar model

 

Price: SOLD
Item #: PON401
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