Cleto Munari 1985 Milano Pair Of Modernist Geometric Candlesticks In 925 Sterling Silver
A pair of geometric candlesticks. designed by Cleto Munari (1907-1998).
Great sculptural pieces created in very limited edition by the Italian architect Cleto Munari. they are hand crafted in solid .925/1000 sterling silver.
In 1985 Cleto Munari, set up a workshop-studio for the manufacture of unique objects in collaboration with some of the greatest architects, designers, artists, and writers in the world, among them Mario Botta, Alessandro Mendini, Alvaro Siza Vieira, Mimmo Paladino, Sandro Chia, and Dario Fo. Munari has devoted a major part of his enterprise to producing glassware in Murano, assisted by some of the master glassblowers of the venetian lagoon region. his creations can be found in the permanent collections of major museums across five continents, including in New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Museum of Modern Art.
This pair has a combined weight of 319.3 grams and a height of 11.75 inches 29.84 Cm, the base has a diameter of 3.25 inches.
Stamped, with the maker's mark, the Italian silver assay hallmark, the maker's logo and signed in full, "CLETO MUNARI VICENZA STERLING .925 17 OZ MADE IN ITALY".
Exhibitions: Il Design Di Cleto Munari, Palazzo Chiericati, Vicenza, Italy 2017.
Note: We cannot track any other piece like this, probably is a unique "pezzo unico", a prototype.
Provenance: Acquired in Milano Italy in 1986, A private collection in Vermont, United States.
They are in perfect condition, with no dents or marks.
INVENTORY REF: D0000ENNJ/.1111