Aldo Londi for Bitossi 'Tang Horse' Bookends

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Wonderful bookends by Aldo Londi for Bitossi, circa 1963 in Rimini Blue. The form was stylized after a chinese tang dynasty horse in stride. Color on this one is absolutely amazing.

Details

  • Date of Manufacture
    1963
  • Period
    1960-1969
  • Condition
    Excellent
    Dimensions
    8.5 in. H x 12.5 in. W x 4 in. D
    22 cm H x 32 cm W x 10 cm D
  • Seller Location
    Kilmarnock, VA
  • Number of Items
    2
  • Reference Number
    LU88305258743
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