Flavio Poli - Design Masters New York Tuesday, December 14, 2010 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Hotel Bristol, Merano, Italy

  • Literature

    Melton Davis, “An Italian Tyrolian Resort Revives,” The New York Times, November 14, 1954, p. 32 for further discussion of Hotel Bristol

  • Catalogue Essay

    The present lot is one of only three chandeliers produced for this important commission, only two of which remain in existence. This chandelier is under consideration for inclusion in the forthcoming monograph on Seguso Vetri d’Arte being prepared by Marc Heiremans.


Important and monumental chandelier, from the Hotel Bristol, Merano, Italy

ca. 1954
Clear and colored glass, metal.
11 3/4 in. (30 cm.) drop, 98 1/2 in. (250 cm.) diameter

Manufactured by Seguso Vetri d’Arte, Italy.

$80,000 - 120,000 

Sold for $434,500

Design Masters

15 December 2010
New York