Set of four ceiling lights, designed for the Olivetti showroom, New York

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  • Provenance

    Private collection, Alessandria

  • Literature

    'Italia a New York', Domus, no. 298, September 1954, pp. 3-9
    'Venini vasi, Venini lampade', Domus, no. 314, January 1956, p. 45
    Irene de Guttry and Maria Paola Maino, Il Mobile Italiano Degli Anni '40 e '50, Bari, 1992, p. 95
    Franco Deboni, Venini Glass: Its History, Artists and Techniques, Catalogue 1921-2007, vol. 1, Turin, 2007, p. 61

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Set of four ceiling lights, designed for the Olivetti showroom, New York

circa 1954
Opaque glass with applied coloured glass band, painted metal.
Each: 185 cm (72 7/8 in.) drop, 24.3 cm (9 5/8 in.) diameter
Produced by Venini & C., Murano, Italy.

Estimate
£25,000 - 35,000 

sold for £81,250

Contact Specialist
Madalena Horta E Costa
Head of Sale
+44 20 7318 4019
mhortaecosta@phillips.com

Important Design

London Auction 21 March 2019