A Rare Pair of Silvered Bronze Sconces by Paolo Buffa

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Each with a fretwork crown, surmounting three capped lightholders, over a fretwork base. Produced by Donzelli.

Identical sconces by Paolo Buffa are illustrated by Gio Ponti (ed.) in Domus L'arte Nella Casa, July 1930, Milan, p. 50.

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35 East 76th Street
New York, NY 10021

Details

  • Creator
    Paolo Buffa (Designer)
  • Place of Origin
    Italy
  • Date of Manufacture
    Circa 1930
  • Period
    20th Century
  • Materials and Techniques
    Bronze
  • Condition
    Excellent Antique Condition.
    Dimensions
    23 in. H x 9.5 in. W x 5.5 in. D
    58 cm H x 24 cm W x 14 cm D
  • Seller Location
    New York, NY
  • Number of Items
    2
  • Reference Number
    U1211098556382
About the Seller

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Located in New York, NY

Associations:
  • 20th Century Specialists

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