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    Sale 2182

    Important 20th Century Decorative Art and Design

    2 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 42

    ATTRIBUTED TO VENINI

    A PAIR OF GLASS GIRANDOLES, 1950S

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    ATTRIBUTED TO VENINI
    A Pair of Glass Girandoles, 1950s
    each 54¾ in. (139 cm.) high, 32 in. (81.3 cm.) wide, 15¼ in. (38.7 cm.) deep (2)


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    The present sconces are said to have been made for the Hotel Provincial in Mar del Plata, Argentina, around 1940. The architect of the Hotel Provincial was Alejandro Bustillo and the entire interior decoration, fittings and furnishings were executed by the firm Comte.