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


Rare 'Fuoco d'artificio' Chandelier Model 2003 by Gino Sarfatti

$ 25,000
  • Description
    Designed by Gino Sarfatti for Arteluce in 1939, rare 'Fuoco d'artificio' sputnik chandelier model no. 2003 executed in the 1950s, Italy. This original 24-light Sputnik ceiling light is composed of tubular brass arms which radiate at different lengths on a brass structure with canopy and custom canopy plate. An iconic Sarfatti design, this spectacular chandelier looks magical with its multiple glowing lights.
    Recently rewired to U.S. standards.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Documented elsewhere (exact item)
    Origin: Italy
    Period: 1950-1979
    Materials: brass
    Condition: Good. In very good condition and newly rewired to U.S. standards
    Creation Date: 1950s
    Styles / Movements: Modern, Mid Century
    200 Lex Booth #: 47
    Book References: M. Romanelli, S. Severi, Gino Sarfatti: selected works 1938-1973, Milan, 2012, pp. 19, 66, 124, 461
    Catalog References: Lumieres, je pense a vous, Centre Georges Pompidou, 1985, p. 126
    Article References: Domus, no. 274, October 1952, p. 59 Domus, 1951, p. 56 for a photograph of the present model in the Arteluce showroom Michael Lassel, “Design Icon: The Sputnik Chandelier,” Elle Décor, September, 2009, p. 24.
    Dealer Reference #: SAR406
    Incollect Reference #: 641966
  • Dimensions
    H. 41 in; Diam. 34 in;
    H. 104.14 cm; Diam. 86.36 cm;
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