Price

£500.00

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Piero Fornasetti Ceramic Small Coasters Soli E Lune - Sun and Moon.

1950s.

The small circular complete set of black and white ceramic coasters depict eight moon designs of the same design with a central Luna face and an outer band of rays.

Dimensions: 3 inches diameter x 1/2 inch high.

Mark: The typical hand and brush with Fornasetti. Milano and Made in Italy below. Also the words the Soli E Lune and a print of the sun with rays.

Reference:  Fornasetti: The Complete Universe, Edited by Barnaba Fornasetti, page 596, #113 for an identical set in the original yellow box from the 1950s.

 Fornasetti: Designer of Dreams, Patrick Mauries, Page 226-228 for illustration of set of coasters in sun & moon design from 1955, The author writes, "The sun was eventually recognized as one of Fornasetti's personal devices".

(Ref: NY10152-nai)

Dimensions

7.62 diameter x 1.27cm

Price

£500.00

Condition report

Good

Stock number

NY10152-nai

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