Wall Mounted Console & Mirror by Oswaldo Borsani. Italy c. 1953
Petite wall mounted console with single drawer and graphic form support underneath. Ribbed surface, two carved wood drawer pulls, and inset black glass top. Matching wall mirror of square form with wide rounded corners and ribbed surface. Offered as a set. Console h. 13.5" w. 26" d. 12" Mirror 29.5" x 29.5" x 1.5"
Excellent condition. Wood has been recently refinished. Some minor blemishing to parts of the mirror.
Cylindrical form with a curved bottom. Bottom half covered in dark brown matt glaze with incised horizontal lines. Top half running over with thick, cream colored glaze. Artist signed on the underside. h. 15.5" diam. 5"
Rare Hanging Light by Angelo Lelii for Arredoluce. Italy c. 1950
Rare 5 light fixture with black painted metal, red lacquered cube and frosted glass tubes that serve as light de-fussers. 5 standard Edison sockets. All sockets and wiring & glass elements have recently been replaced. Signed with 2 Arredoluce stickers inside red electrical box. h. 28" w. 29" d. 20
Rare Console Table by Osvaldo Borsani Italy c. 1951
Studio built console table of mahogany with polished brass fittings and highly figured brown marble top. 4 drawers with ribbed fronts and back splash detail. A rare model. h1. 38" h2. 35 3/4" w. 86.5" d. 19"
Excellent condition. Wood has recently been refinished and all brass polished.
Hand-built Sculptures by Giovanni Barbera Italy 1930
Studio-built, earthenware sculptures depicting a young man & woman. Roughly textured and beautifully stylized. Signed and dated by the artist. Barbera lived and worked in Palermo and was very active in the anti-fascist artist movement in Sicily. Each sculpture is signed "Barbera XI." This Roman numeral references the 11th year of the fascist government, dating these sculptures at 1930. *Publication references available.
Very good original condition, with some chips and nicks to surface. Also discoloration and one visible repair.