Corso Moncalieri 19 Torino 10131 , Italy Call Seller 39.349.856.2406


Pietro Chiesa Fontana Arte Vase mod. Cartoccio in Glass, 30s

$ 5,000
  • Description
    After an apprenticeship with the glassmaker Giannotti Pietro Chiesa opened his own glass workshop in 1921. In the early 1920s he participated in the Monza Biennale, the Venice Biennale, the Exposition des Arts Décoratifs in Paris, and exhibitions in Cologne and Barcelona. He combines extreme modernity and high technical skill in his work. In 1932 he was called by Gio Ponti to share the artistic direction of the newly founded FontanaArte, a role that would give him the opportunity to express all his creativity, designing more than a thousand different objects (furniture, tables, lamps, stained glass, objets d'art, etc.).
    Here we have a very special vase mod. Cartoccio, with its sinuous lines and shapes, made by Pietro Chiesa for Fontana Arte in 30s. If not used to contain anything, it could be a decorative object to show and to look at with curiosity.
    Good condition, fully original.
    Ready to be shipped.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Ample Provenance
    Origin: Italy
    Period: 1920-1949
    Materials: Glass
    Condition: Good. Good condition, fully original.
    Creation Date: circa 1930
    Styles / Movements: Modern, Collectible Design, Mid Century
    Patterns: Contemporary/Modern, Modern
    Dealer Reference #: O_245
    Incollect Reference #: 613600
  • Dimensions
    W. 11.42 in; H. 11.02 in; D. 12.2 in;
    W. 29 cm; H. 28 cm; D. 31 cm;
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