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Rare Blue Bevelled Glass Mirror by Pietro Chiesa for Luigi Fontana & C. Italy

About the Item

A rare glass mirror with a stunning blue bevel designed by Pietro Chiesa for Luigi Fontana & C., Italy, c.1940. The exquisite blue colour of the cut and champered bevel really highlights the tapered shape and gentle curves of mirror. The mirror's wooden frame is black-painted around its edge and it retains its original triangular paper label on the reverse , 'Galvanit Fontana, Italy'. Luigi Fontana, along with Gio Ponti and Pietro Chiesa, founded the world renowned Milanese glass company, Fontana Arte. A beautiful example of an early mid-century design classic
  • Creator:
    Pietro Chiesa (Designer),Luigi Fontana (Manufacturer)
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 32.29 in (82 cm)Width: 18.9 in (48 cm)Depth: 1.19 in (3 cm)
  • Style:
    Mid-Century Modern (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques:
  • Place of Origin:
  • Period:
  • Date of Manufacture:
    c.1940
  • Condition:
    Wear consistent with age and use. Excellent condition, no chips or cracks. A few small areas with foxing and small dark spots to the mirrored plate - all commensurate with age.
  • Seller Location:
    London, GB
  • Reference Number:
    Seller: CG007231stDibs: LU2936339970402

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