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  • Provenance

    Rizzoli Headquarters, via Rizzoli 2, Milan

  • Literature

    Fontana Arte Illuminazione, Fontana Arte catalogue, Italy, 1950s, p. 57 for model no. 1829

  • Catalogue Essay

    This pair of wall lights are unique examples derived from the standard Fontana Arte model no. 1829.  These large custom examples were inset in the façade wall of the Rizzoli Headquarters under the front entrance portico.

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Unique pair of monumental inset wall lights

late 1950s
Coloured glass, brass, painted metal, frosted glass. 
Each: 146.7 x 40.6 x 12.7 cm. (57 3/4 x 16 x 5 in.)
Manufactured by Fontana Arte, Italy (2).

Estimate
£20,000 - 25,000 

Sold for £25,000

Design

25 Sept 2008, 2pm
London