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200 Lexington Ave New York City, NY 10016 , United States Call Seller 646.293.6633

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Rare Complete Set of 12 "Le Oceanidi" Plates by Piero Fornasetti

$ 9,500
  • Description
    Outstanding complete set of 12 'Le Oceanidi' (Oceanids) lithographically printed plates from the mid-1950s, Italy. Each plate tells a story depicting distant and fantastic worlds which feature visionary creatures that are half human, half seashell. Each plate numbered and printed with manufacturer's marks, 'FORNASETTI MILANO MADE IN ITALY' on the reverse.
    Since these plates were made only in the mid-1950s, they are rare and even more exceptionally rare as a complete set and very collectible.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Documented elsewhere (exact item)
    Origin: Italy
    Period: 1950-1979
    Materials: ceramics
    Condition: Good. In excellent original condition and used for display only with some fading consistent with age.
    Creation Date: mid-1950s
    Number of Pieces: 8+
    Styles / Movements: Modern, Mid Century
    200 Lex Booth #: 47
    Book References: B.Fornasetti, M.Casadio, A. Branzi, eds., Fornasetti: The Complete Universe, New York, 2010, p. 612, no. 158
    Dealer Reference #: FOR603
    Incollect Reference #: 271783
  • Dimensions
    H. 1 in; Diam. 8.5 in;
    H. 2.54 cm; Diam. 21.59 cm;
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