Mid Century Modern Smoked Glass Chandelier by Carlo Scarpa for Venini

Mid Century Modern Smoked Glass Chandelier by Carlo Scarpa for Venini

25,000.00

This rare and stunning Mid Century Modern chandelier was realized by Carlo Scarpa for Venini circa 1960. Created by one of the most legendary designers of the 20th centuries for one of Italy's most stories lighting ateliers, this chandelier represents the sublime marriage of impeccable craftsmanship and great design. The chandelier features three rows of conical glass with a repeating diamond motif etched into the surface, realized in handblown smoked champagne glass. The shades are pierced through the center with a rod and secured on each end with circular brass rivets. Iconic, important and gorgeous, this chandelier is like a jewel that promises to add (more than) a touch of elegance to any interior space that they grace. With its refined palate and clean modernist lines, it would be a winning addition to any style of interior from classic Mid Century Modern to contemporary. It has been newly rewired to American standards. The height can be adjusted to suit. The chandelier accommodates twelve candelabra based bulbs providing up to 720 watts of light each.

Italy, circa 1960

Dimensions:

46"H X 20" Diameter

CREATOR

Carlo Scarpa (Designer),

Venini (Maker)

OF THE PERIOD

Mid-Century Modern

PLACE OF ORIGIN

Italy

DATE OF MANUFACTURE

Circa 1960

PERIOD

1960-1969

MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES

Brass,

Glass

CONDITION

Excellent

DIMENSIONS

H 46 in. x Dm 20 in.

H 116.84 cm x Dm 50.8 cm

DIAMETER

20 in. (50.8 cm)

SELLER LOCATION

New York, NY

SOLD AS

Set of 2

REFERENCE NUMBER

LU793414902081

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