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    Roberto Aloi, L''Arredamento Moderno, Modern Furnishing, Milan, 1964, p. 10 for similar examples of Fontana Arte candlesticks

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Vanity mirror and three candlesticks

ca. 1950
Mirror: brass, mirrored glass, faceted colored glass; one candlestick: colored glass, silver; one candlestick: chrome-plated metal, faceted colored glass; one candlestick: cast metal, faceted colored glass.
Mirror: 21 1/2 x 8 1/4 x 5 1/8 in. (54.6 x 21 x 13 cm); one candlestick: 6 5/8 in. (16.8 cm) high; one candlestick: 7 in. (17.8 cm) high; one candlestick: 7 1/2 in. (19.1 cm) high
Manufactured by Fontana Arte, Italy and retailed by Bertotti Arte, Turin, Italy.  The mirror with paper label “FA,” backside with decal “RACCA” and underside with paper label “Bertotti/arte”; underside of one candlestick with paper label “Bertotti/arte” and impressed into silver “925”; the glass of one candlestick with paper label “VETRI ARTE FONTANA/MILANO”; and the glass of one candlestick with paper label “FA” and underside with decal “RACCA.”

Estimate
$5,000 - 7,000 

Sold for $10,625

Design & Design Art

13 Dec 2007, 2pm
New York