Group of eight ceiling droplets, designed for the Alba Theatre, Alba

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  • Provenance

    Alba Theatre, Alba, 1950s
    Acquired from the above by the present owner

  • Catalogue Essay

    The present lot comprised part of the ceiling decoration produced by Venini for the Alba Theatre. The drops with metal rods were hung from the atrium ceiling as illustrated in the accompanying ceiling plan, whilst the examples of the drops with chains hung in the auditorium of the theatre.

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Venini

Group of eight ceiling droplets, designed for the Alba Theatre, Alba

1950s
Iridescent coloured glass, brass.
Largest: 38.5 cm (15 1/8 in.) drop, 12.5 cm (4 7/8 in.) diameter
Produced by Venini, Murano, Italy.

Estimate
£4,000 - 6,000 

sold for £8,750

Contact Specialist
Madalena Horta e Costa
Head of Sale
+44 20 7318 4019

Important Design

London Auction 26 April 2018