Corso Moncalieri 19 Torino 10131 , Italy Call Seller 39.349.856.2406


Pietro Chiesa Table Lamp in Glass and Brass for Fontana Arte, 40s

$ 22,000
  • 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 great table lamp with brass structure and glass details designed by Pietro Chiesa for Fontana Arte in 40s.
    Published in: Domus n. 174, giugno 1942, p. 242.
    Good condition, fully original.
    Ready to be shipped. Wooden crate needed for safety during the transport.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Makers Label/Invoice
    Notes: Makers label as shown in photos.
    Origin: Italy
    Period: 1920-1949
    Materials: Brass and glass.
    Condition: Good. Good condition, fully original.
    Creation Date: 1942
    Styles / Movements: Modern, Collectible Design, Mid Century
    Article References: Domus n. 174, giugno 1942, p. 242.
    Dealer Reference #: I_232
    Incollect Reference #: 673003
  • Dimensions
    H. 19.29 in; Diam. 21.26 in;
    H. 49 cm; Diam. 54 cm;
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