• 20th Century Decorative Art &  auction at Christies

    Sale 5942

    20th Century Decorative Art & Design

    30 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 334

    PIERO FORNASETTI (1914-1988)

    HEAD SCULPTURE, CIRCA 1970

    Price Realised  

    PIERO FORNASETTI (1914-1988)
    HEAD SCULPTURE, CIRCA 1970
    mould blown glass head stencil decorated with gold paint; a ceramic hand vase (restoration); two glazed ceramic plates,'Astro Labio' and 'Sezioni di Frutta'; four lithographic exhibition posters, two for in Germany 1962, one in red colourway and one in yellow; two for 1960 London exhibition (one framed), manufacturer's labels and marks
    larger poster 33 in. (84 cm.) x 23¼ in. (59 cm.) (8)


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    Literature

    Patrick Mauriès, Fornasetti Designer of Dreams, London, 1991, p. 228 (London poster illustrated)