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Piero Fornasetti

Piero Fornasetti Early Example Umbrella Stand, circa 1950's

'Cammei con greca' (Cameos with Greek Frets) Umbrella Stand by Piero Fornasetti

Made in Milan, Italy, circa 1950's

Early, large example with original aluminum basin (later re-issues from the 1990's have the plastic basin)

Cylindrical form made up of metal, nitro lacquer, brass, plywood and aluminum

22.75 h x 10.25 dia in

Literature: Fornasetti The Complete Universe Fictions and Functions. Everyday Objects and Sentimental Favorites pg. 473
  • Creator Piero Fornasetti
  • In the style of Mid-Century Modern
  • Place of origin Italy
  • Date of manufacture 1950's
  • Period 1950's
  • Materials Metal, nitro lacquer, brass, plywood and aluminum
  • Condition Very good original condition showing wear consistent with age and use. Wear to surface.
  • Dimensions 22.75 h x 10.25 dia in
  • Seller The Space Detroit
  • Seller Location Detroit, Michigan
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