Pair of LUCIO FONTANA sculptures bronze female figures table lamps, 1950-2021
pair table lamps Lucio Fontana 1950
the table lamps designed by Lorenzo Ciompi for series Masterpieces of Lights” in 2021 , n. 5
supports a pair of rare bronze sculptures designed by Lucio Fontana in 1950 during the collaborations with Osvaldo Borsani
the bronze figures represents a pair of female figures with arms raised used as handles in some works of Osvaldo Borsani
misure: 1) 11,5 cm x 7 x 2,3 cm 2) 11 x 6,5 cm x 3,8 ; the figures are framed in a rectangular bronze frame ( 16 x 10 x 0,5 cm )
these sculptures come from a large furniture of Lucio Fontana and Osvaldo Borsani works purchased by the owner directly form Borsani family.
the lamps are numbered and signed
the lamps have a rectangular cotton cup ( 26 x 15 x 14 cm )
“Masterpieces of light” is a series of lamps designed by Lorenzo Ciompi for Compendio Gallery in unique pieces or limited edition. He uses exceptional and rare objects from the antiquity since XX century.
Biblio:G. Gramigna& Irace “Osvaldo Borsani” Rm,1992 pg 195 -Catalogo mostra Borsani Triennale Mi,2018 pg 77
see Wright Auction 7/06/2012 Important Design lot 203 for a pair of doors with the same bronze handle ( collection Compendio Gallery) see Christie’s Auction, Milan 25 /11/2008 lot 184 for the same bronze handles
Reference: the handle bronze figures sold in Wright with a copy of registration from Arch. Lucio Fontana n.3528….(collection CG). A certificate from Archivio Borsani on the handle bronzes by Lucio Fontana is available
see similar works on paper on Luca Barbero “Lucio Fontana” Catalogo Ragionato tomo II pg 670.671 for designs related to this work
see similar handle bronzes on Wannenes Auction 17/june/2017 lot 42 on a Borsani Cabinet with Lucio Fontana bronzes
|Dimensions||26 × 14 × 76 cm|