Gio Ponti (1891-1979) for Lumi
Pair of ‘Quadri Luminosi’ Sconces Models 575 & 576
Italy, circa 1960
Gio Ponti (1891-1979) for Lumi
Pair of ‘Quadri Luminosi’ Sconces Models 575 & 576
Italy, circa 1960
17 ½ h x 16 w x 4 d in (44 x 41 x 10 cm)

Rare pair of 1st edition Quadri Luminosi sconces models 575 and 576. Brass and enameled brass architectural rods and geometric shapes sculpturally mounted on white enameled metal. The light illuminates from the folded brass elements creating a play on light and shadows in its vivid graphic patterns. Signed with applied brass manufacturer’s label to reverse of each example Lumi.

Measurements:
Model 575: 17 ½ h x 16 w x 4 d in (44 x 41 x 10 cm)
Model 576: 22 h x 15 ¾ w x 4 d in (56 x 40 x 10 cm)

Provenance
Literature

Giuliana Gramigna, Repertorio 1950-1980, Milan, 1985, p. 103

Lisa Licitra Ponti, Gio Ponti: The Complete Works 1923-1978, London, 1990, p. 211

Ugo La Pietra, ed., Gio Ponti, New York, 2009, p. 344

Fulvio Irace, Marco Romanelli, eds, Gio Ponti, exh. cat., Milan, 1997, p. 103

Price: $19,500
Item #: PON403
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