Important and rare sculptural chandelier model 2127 consisting of four clear crystal discs with beveled edges that radiate around a nickel-plated brass structure with large central faceted and curved cut glass “gem” disc and suspended on three rods and canopy. The chandelier holds 8 sockets whose lights illuminate beautifully through the faceted glass and radiating discs.
Recently rewired to U.S. standards with custom ceiling plate.
Franco Deboni, Fontana Arte: Gio Ponti, Pietro Chiesa, Max Ingrand, Turin, 2012, fig. 330
Andrea Branzi and Michele De Lucchi, eds., Il Design Italiano Degli Anni ’50, Milan, 1985, p. 223, fig. 768 for a similar example
Laura Falconi, Fontana Arte: Una Storia Trasparente, Milan, 1998, p. 123