Offered by: soyun k.
200 Lexington Ave New York City, NY 10016 , United States Call Seller 646.293.6633


"Fungo" Table Lamp from Rising Sun Series by Gabriella Crespi

$ 35,000
  • Description
    Gabriella Crespi rare 'Fungo' table lamp from the Rising Sun Series with lacquered bamboo strips and polished brass details on dome shade atop elegant flared brass base, Italy, 1970s. This iconic table lamp was produced in different sizes and this model is the medium size. Larger sized model also available in another listing. Impressed with facsimile signature and artist’s cipher to shade 'Gabriella Crespi'.
    Fully restored and rewired to U.S. standards with dimmer switch.

    This bamboo 'Fungo' table lamp series and is a striking example of Crespi's deft use of natural material to beautifully create organic lighting pieces. Gabriella Crespi adorned her own Milan apartment with a version of this large 'Fungo' table lamp (see last image).
  • More Information
    Documentation: Signed
    Origin: Italy
    Period: 1950-1979
    Materials: bamboo, brass
    Condition: Good. Brass restored, rewired to U.S. standards
    Creation Date: 1970s
    Styles / Movements: Modern, Mid Century
    200 Lex Booth #: 47
    Book References: Patrick Favardin and Guy Bloch-Champfort, Les décorateurs des années 60-70, Paris, 2007, p. 148
    Catalog References: Gabriella Crespi: Il segno e lo spirito: mobili, plurimi, sculture e gioielli, exhibition catalogue, Palazzo Reale, September 24, 2011 – October 16, 2011, Milan, 2011, p.
    Article References: “De paille et de bamboo”, Maison & Jardin, no. 246, September 1978, pp. 94, 95 “Bamboo and wicker set the luxurious scene”, House & Garden, no. 341, July-August 1979, p. 95 for similar model
    Dealer Reference #: CRE402
    Incollect Reference #: 549480
  • Dimensions
    H. 28 in; Diam. 18.5 in;
    H. 71.12 cm; Diam. 46.99 cm;
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